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a. An unsweetened round or oblong roll, used especially to hold a hamburger patty or a hot dog.
b. A small sweetened roll, often spiced or containing dried fruit.
2. A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head.
[Middle English bunne, probably from Old French bugne, boil, of Celtic origin.]
A drunken spree.
1. (Cookery) a small roll, similar to bread but usually containing sweetening, currants, spices, etc
2. any of various types of small round sweet cakes
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle in which long hair is gathered into a bun shape at the back of the head
4. have a bun in the oven slang to be pregnant
[C14: of unknown origin]
1. any of various usu. round bread rolls.
2. hair gathered into a round coil or knot, as at the nape of the neck.
3. buns, Slang. buttocks.
[1325–75; Middle English bunne, of obscure orig.]
have a bun on, Slang. to be intoxicated.
[1895–1900, Amer.; of uncertain orig.]
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|Noun||1.||bun - small rounded bread either plain or sweet|
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
tea bread - sweetened buns to be eaten with tea
brioche - a light roll rich with eggs and butter and somewhat sweet
soft roll - yeast-raised roll with a soft crust
kaiser roll - rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center
Parker House roll - yeast-raised dinner roll made by folding a disk of dough before baking
clover-leaf roll - yeast-raised dinner roll made by baking three small balls of dough in each cup of a muffin pan
onion roll - yeast-raised roll flavored with onion
coffee roll, sweet roll - any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
كَعْكَةُ زَبيبكَعْكَة مَحَلـّاة قَليلاً
a kind of sweet cake. a currant bun. bolletjie كَعْكَةُ زَبيب кръгла кифла bolinho buchta, sladká žemle das Korinthenbrötchen basse; bolle είδος γλυκίσματος bollo kukkel نوعی کیک شیرین pulla brioche לַחמָנִייָה מְתוּקָה पावबन pecivo s grožđicama molnárka roti manis panino dolce, ciambella 小型ロールパン 소형 롤빵 bandelė smalkmaizīte roti ban zoet broodje bolle bułeczka یو ډول خوږ کیک queque chec плюшка brioška kolaček kolačić bulle ขนมปังนุ่มรสหวาน çörek 小圓麵包 здобна булочка بند ، ڈبل روٹی bánh sữa nhỏ 小圆面包