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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.
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