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Bunk

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Noun

1. bunk, feed bunk

a long trough for feeding cattle

2. berth, built in bed, bunk

a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

3. bunk

a rough bed (as at a campsite)

4. buncombe, bunk, bunkum, guff, hogwash, rot

unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

5. bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

a message that seems to convey no meaning

6. bunk, bunk bed

beds built one above the other

Verb

7. beat, bunk

avoid paying

Example Sentences:
'beat the subway fare'

8. bunk

provide with a bunk

Example Sentences:
'We bunked the children upstairs'

9. break away, bunk, escape, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

Example Sentences:
'If you see this man, run!'
'The burglars escaped before the police showed up'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Bunk

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noun
1. 
a narrow shelflike bed fixed along a wall
2.  short for bunk bed
3. informal
any place where one sleeps
verb
4. (intransitive; often foll by down)
to prepare to sleep
he bunked down on the floor
5. (intransitive)
to occupy a bunk or bed
6. (transitive)
to provide with a bunk or bed
noun
informal short for bunkum (sense 1)
noun
1. 
a hurried departure, usually under suspicious circumstances (esp in the phrase do a bunk)
verb
2. (intr; usually foll by off)
to play truant from (school, work, etc)

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Bunk

see synonyms of bunk
noun
Slang
bunkum
noun
1. 
a shelflike bed or berth built into or against a wall, as in a ship
2.  Informal
any sleeping place; esp., a narrow cot
verb intransitive US
3. 
to sleep in a bunk
4.  Informal
to use a makeshift sleeping place
verb transitive US
5. 
to provide a sleeping place for
verb intransitive
1. 
to leave in haste; flee
noun
2. 
a hasty departure, as to evade detection
chiefly in the phrase do a bunk

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Bunk

see synonyms of bunk
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.
n.
Empty talk; nonsense.

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