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hunk

 (hŭngk)
n.
1. Informal A large piece; a chunk: a hunk of fresh bread.
2. Slang A physically attractive man, usually with a well-developed physique.

[Perhaps from Flemish hunke, a piece of food.]

hunk

(hʌŋk)
n
1. a large piece
2. slang Also called: hunk of a man a well-built, sexually attractive man
[C19: probably related to Flemish hunke; compare Dutch homp lump]

hunk

(hʌŋk)

n.
1. a large piece or lump; chunk.
2. Slang. a handsome man with a well-developed physique.
[1805–15; < Dutch dial. hunke]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hunk - a well-built sexually attractive manhunk - a well-built sexually attractive man
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.hunk - a large piece of something without definite shapehunk - a large piece of something without definite shape; "a hunk of bread"; "a lump of coal"
nodule - (mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment)
nugget - a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth
part, piece - a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"

hunk

noun
1. lump, piece, chunk, block, mass, wedge, slab, nugget, wodge (Brit. informal), gobbet a thick hunk of bread
2. (Informal) stud (informal), he-man (informal), macho man, tough guy (informal), strongman, beefcake (informal), muscleman a blond, blue-eyed hunk

hunk

noun
1. Informal. An irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size:
2. Slang. A person regarded as physically attractive.Used of a man:
beauty, belle (used of a woman), lovely, stunner.
Slang: babe, doll, knockout, looker, stud (used of a man).
Translations
قِطْعَةٌ كبيرة
kus
humpellunsstort stykketyr
adonisherkkupalaisomuskelimiesnamupala
stórt afskoriî stykki
riekėtikras vyras
bieza šķēlerika
bink
armăsar
dilimiri parka

hunk

[hʌŋk] N
1. [of bread, cheese, cake] → (buen) trozo m, pedazo m (grande)
2. (= man) → monumento m, cachas m inv (Sp)

hunk

[ˈhʌŋk] n
[bread, cheese] → gros morceau m
(= man) → beau mec m
hunker down
[ˌhʌŋkərˈdaʊn] vi (US)
(= squat) → s'accroupir
(= lie low) → adopter un profil bas

hunk

n
Stück nt
(fig inf: = man) a gorgeous hunk (of a man)ein Mann! (inf)

hunk

[hʌŋk] n (of bread, cheese) → bel pezzo
a gorgeous hunk of a man (fam) → un bel fusto

hunk

(haŋk) noun
a lump of something broken or cut off from a larger piece. a hunk of cheese/bread.
References in classic literature ?
Pass me along another hunk of fish and some hot corn-bread.
Therefore I resolved to put my hunk of bread-and-butter down the leg of my trousers.
When he came back to her blood smeared his face and hands and breast and she shrank from him as he offered her a huge hunk of hot, raw meat.
It was a formidable hunk of bread and bacon that Mrs.
Tarzan grasped his kill and dragged it to the partial seclusion of the bush which had hidden his own near approach, and there he squatted upon it, cut a huge hunk of flesh from the loin and proceeded to satisfy his hunger with the warm and dripping meat.
A pot boiled upon the edge of the fire, and out of it one of the creatures would occasionally drag a hunk of meat with a sharpened stick.
Conducted to the butler's pantry, Geoffrey requested that functionary to produce a jug of his oldest ale, with appropriate solid nourishment in the shape of "a hunk of bread and cheese.
The terrestrial, globular, planetary hunk of matter, slightly flattened at the poles, and known as the Earth, is my abode.
Bolter having had his laugh out, took a series of large bites, which finished his first hunk of bread and butter, and assisted himself to a second.
What of it, if some old hunks of a sea-captain orders me to get a broom and sweep down the decks?
They had brought him his supper, which was "duffers and dope"--being hunks of dry bread on a tin plate, and coffee, called "dope" because it was drugged to keep the prisoners quiet.
Just as I was moaning out the closing hunks of that word, I touched off one of my electric connections and all that murky world of people stood revealed in a hideous blue glare