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trunk

trunk

 
 
pronunciation:
truhngk
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the main stem of a tree.
There was a sign nailed to the trunk of the tree.
 
synonyms:
chest
similar words:
box, cane, case, locker, stalk, stem
definition 2: the body of a human or animal, not including the head, neck, arms, and legs.
He waded into the water up to his trunk.
synonyms:
torso
similar words:
body, figure, form, frame, shape
definition 3: a large, strong container, often with a lock, used to store or transport goods; chest.
She brought her trunk into her new room and unpacked it.
definition 4: a large compartment in the rear of an automobile used to store items such as packages and tools.
He took the spare tire out of the trunk.
definition 5: the long snout of an elephant. An elephant uses its flexible trunk to breathe, feed itself, pick up objects, and many other things.
 
similar words:
snout
definition 6: (plural) a pair of short pants worn in sports such as track, men's swimming, and boxing.
The boxer in the red trunks was winning the fight.
similar words:
bathing suit, briefs
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