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bunk 1

 (bŭngk)
n.
1. A narrow bed built like a shelf into or against a wall.
2. A bunk bed.
3. A place for sleeping.
v. bunked, bunk·ing, bunks
v.intr.
1.
a. To sleep in a bunk or bed.
b. To stay the night; sleep: bunk over at a friend's house.
2. To go to bed: bunked down early.
v.tr.
To provide with sleeping quarters.

[Perhaps short for bunker.]

bunk 2

 (bŭngk)
n.
Empty talk; nonsense.

[Short for bunkum.]

bunk

(bʌŋk)
n
1. a narrow shelflike bed fixed along a wall
2. (Furniture) short for bunk bed
3. informal any place where one sleeps
vb
4. (often foll by: down) to prepare to sleep: he bunked down on the floor.
5. (intr) to occupy a bunk or bed
6. (tr) to provide with a bunk or bed
[C19: probably short for bunker]

bunk

(bʌŋk)
n
informal short for bunkum1

bunk

(bʌŋk)
n
a hurried departure, usually under suspicious circumstances (esp in the phrase do a bunk)
vb
(intr; usually foll by off) to play truant from (school, work, etc)
[C19: perhaps from bunk1 (in the sense: to occupy a bunk, hence a hurried departure, as on a ship)]

bunk1

(bʌŋk)
n.
1. a built-in platform bed, as on a ship.
2. Informal. any bed.
3. a bunkhouse.
v.i.
4. to occupy a bunk or bed.
v.t.
5. to provide with a place to sleep.
[1750–60; back formation from bunker]

bunk2

(bʌŋk)

n. Informal.
humbug; nonsense.
[1895–1900, Amer.; short for bunkum]

bunk


Past participle: bunked
Gerund: bunking

Imperative
bunk
bunk
Present
I bunk
you bunk
he/she/it bunks
we bunk
you bunk
they bunk
Preterite
I bunked
you bunked
he/she/it bunked
we bunked
you bunked
they bunked
Present Continuous
I am bunking
you are bunking
he/she/it is bunking
we are bunking
you are bunking
they are bunking
Present Perfect
I have bunked
you have bunked
he/she/it has bunked
we have bunked
you have bunked
they have bunked
Past Continuous
I was bunking
you were bunking
he/she/it was bunking
we were bunking
you were bunking
they were bunking
Past Perfect
I had bunked
you had bunked
he/she/it had bunked
we had bunked
you had bunked
they had bunked
Future
I will bunk
you will bunk
he/she/it will bunk
we will bunk
you will bunk
they will bunk
Future Perfect
I will have bunked
you will have bunked
he/she/it will have bunked
we will have bunked
you will have bunked
they will have bunked
Future Continuous
I will be bunking
you will be bunking
he/she/it will be bunking
we will be bunking
you will be bunking
they will be bunking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bunking
you have been bunking
he/she/it has been bunking
we have been bunking
you have been bunking
they have been bunking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bunking
you will have been bunking
he/she/it will have been bunking
we will have been bunking
you will have been bunking
they will have been bunking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bunking
you had been bunking
he/she/it had been bunking
we had been bunking
you had been bunking
they had been bunking
Conditional
I would bunk
you would bunk
he/she/it would bunk
we would bunk
you would bunk
they would bunk
Past Conditional
I would have bunked
you would have bunked
he/she/it would have bunked
we would have bunked
you would have bunked
they would have bunked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bunk - a long trough for feeding cattle
manger, trough - a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
2.bunk - a bed on a ship or trainbunk - a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
lower, lower berth - the lower of two berths
upper, upper berth - the higher of two berths
3.bunk - a rough bed (as at a campsite)
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
4.bunk - unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
dogshit, horseshit, Irish bull, bullshit, crap, shit, bull - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
drivel, garbage - a worthless message
5.bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaningbunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
absurdity, absurdness, ridiculousness - a message whose content is at variance with reason
amphigory, nonsense verse - nonsensical writing (usually verse)
balderdash, fiddle-faddle, piffle - trivial nonsense
buzzword, cant - stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
cobblers - nonsense; "I think that is a load of cobblers"
crock - nonsense; foolish talk; "that's a crock"
fa la, fal la - meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
gibber, gibberish - unintelligible talking
unintelligibility, incoherence, incoherency - nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
jabberwocky - nonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)
mummery, flummery - meaningless ceremonies and flattery
empty talk, empty words, hot air, palaver, rhetoric - loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"
rigamarole, rigmarole - a set of confused and meaningless statements
schmegegge, shmegegge - (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense
hooey, poppycock, stuff and nonsense, stuff - senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff"
baloney, bilgewater, boloney, bosh, drool, humbug, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle, taradiddle, tarradiddle - pretentious or silly talk or writing
6.bunk - beds built one above the otherbunk - beds built one above the other  
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
Verb1.bunk - avoid paying; "beat the subway fare"
cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
2.bunk - provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
bed - furnish with a bed; "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"
3.bunk - fleebunk - flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
flee, take flight, fly - run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"
skedaddle - run away, as if in a panic

bunk

1
noun berth, bed, cot (Nautical), hammock, billet He left his bunk and went up on deck again.

bunk

2 noun
do a bunk (Brit. slang) run away, flee, bolt, clear out (informal), beat it (slang), abscond, decamp, do a runner (slang), run for it (informal), cut and run (informal), scram (informal), fly the coop (U.S. & Canad. informal), skedaddle (informal), take a powder (U.S. & Canad. slang), take it on the lam (U.S. & Canad. slang) His live-in lover has done a bunk because he won't marry her.

bunk

3 bunkum
noun (Informal) nonsense, rubbish, shit (taboo slang), rot, crap (slang), garbage (informal), trash, bullshit (taboo slang), balls (taboo slang), hot air (informal), tosh (slang, chiefly Brit.), cobblers (Brit. taboo slang), bilge (informal), twaddle, tripe (informal), guff (slang), havers (Scot.), moonshine, baloney (informal), hogwash, hokum (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), piffle (informal), tomfoolery, poppycock (informal), balderdash, bosh (informal), eyewash (informal), kak (S. African taboo slang), stuff and nonsense, hooey (slang), tommyrot, horsefeathers (U.S. slang), tarradiddle Henry Ford's opinion that 'history is bunk'

bunk 1

verb
To provide with often temporary lodging:

bunk 2

noun
Slang. Something that does not have or make sense:
Informal: tommyrot.
Translations
سَريرُ في سَفينَةٍ أو قِطارسَرير مُبَيَّت
lůžko
køje
makuulavitsa
ležaj
hálóhely
koja
作り付け寝台
침대
koja
ležišče
koj
ที่นอนในเรือ
ranzakamara yatağı
giường ngủ trên tàu

bunk

1 [bʌŋk]
A. N (Naut) → litera f, camastro m (Rail) (child's) → litera f (= bed) → cama f
B. CPD bunk bed Nlitera f

bunk

2 [bʌŋk] (Brit)
A. N to do a bunk = B
B. VIlargarse, escaquearse (Sp)
bunk off (Brit)
A. VI + ADV (from school, work) → escaquearse (Sp)
B. VI + PREP to bunk off schoolhacer novillos or rabona

bunk

3 [bʌŋk] N (= nonsense) → bobadas fpl
bunk!¡bobadas!
history is bunkla historia son bobadas

bunk

[ˈbʌŋk] n
(= bed) → couchette f
(British) to do a bunk (= escape) → mettre les bouts, mettre les voiles
bunk off
vi (British) (= skive off) → sécher (les cours)
I bunked off yesterday afternoon → Hier après-midi j'ai séché les cours.
I'll bunk off at 3 o'clock this afternoon
BUT Je vais mettre les bouts or les voiles à 3 heures cet après-midi.
vt
to bunk off school → faire l'école buissonnièrebunk beds npllits mpl superposés

bunk

:
bunkhouse
nSchlafbaracke f
bunkmate
n (inf)Bettnachbar(in) m(f) (im Etagenbett)

bunk

1
n to do a bunk (Brit inf) → türmen (inf)

bunk

2
n (inf)Quatsch m (inf)

bunk

3
n (in ship) → Koje f; (in train, dormitory) → Bett nt

bunk

1 [bʌŋk] n (Naut, Rail) → cuccetta

bunk

2 [bʌŋk] n (Brit) (fam) to do a bunktagliare la corda
bunk off vt & vi (Brit) (fam) to bunk off (school)marinare la scuola

bunk

(baŋk) noun
a sleeping-berth in a ship's cabin.

bunk

سَرير مُبَيَّت lůžko køje Schlafkoje κουκέτα litera makuulavitsa couchette ležaj cuccetta 作り付け寝台 침대 kooi køye koja beliche койка koj ที่นอนในเรือ ranza giường ngủ trên tàu 铺位
References in classic literature ?
She pointed to the narrow bunk which Krajiek had built against the wall for himself before the Shimerdas came.
Her father was sleeping soundly in his bunk in the corner.
You would almost as soon have expected him to turn out of his bunk without his nose as without his pipe.
He gave place to a Norwegian sailor, who had lost half an ear in a drunken brawl, and who proved to be quarrelsome, cursing Jurgis because he moved in his bunk and caused the roaches to drop upon the lower one.
When she went to her foul steerage bunk at last, between the clashing engines, it was not to sleep, but only to wait for the morning, and, waiting, grieve.
We would do up the paper again, just as it was, and slip in, very elaborate and soft, and lay it on the bunk again, and let on WE didn't know about any trick, and hadn't any idea he was a-laughing at us behind them bogus snores of his'n; and we would stick by him, and the first night we was ashore we would get him drunk and search him, and get the di'monds; and DO for him, too, if it warn't too risky.
Sometimes he fell and cut himself; sometimes he lay all day long in his little bunk at one side of the companion; sometimes for a day or two he would be almost sober and attend to his work at least passably.
Took larboard watch eight bells last night, was relieved by Amramoff, but did not go to bunk.
After a day of alternate sleep and feeding I was so far recovered as to be able to get from my bunk to the scuttle, and see the green seas trying to keep pace with us.
He sprang from the bunk and began to pace nervously to and fro.
It was not a love of the grandiose or the prestige attached to the command of great tonnage, for he continued, with an air of disgust and contempt, "Why, you get flung out of your bunk as likely as not in any sort of heavy weather.
He was hanging on to my bunk, staring into my face out of his sou'wester.