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bundle an assemblage of things that have been tied, bound, or packaged together. [6 definitions]
bundle up to dress in warm clothing, esp. bulky clothing.
bung a cork or other stopper used to close the hole in a barrel or cask. [3 definitions]
bungalow a small, cozy house; cottage.
bungee See bungee cord.
bungee cord a strong elastic cord with hooks on each end, used to strap things down or absorb the shock of a suddenly applied force. Long bungee cords are used in the sport of bunjee jumping.
bungee jumping a recreational activity in which a person harnessed to the end of a long, anchored, elasticized rope, or bungee, steps off a height, rapidly drops hundreds of feet in the air, then bounces up and back down, repeatedly, while the movement gradually slows to a stop.
bunghole the hole in a barrel or cask through which it is filled or emptied; bung.
bungle to perform badly or incompetently; botch. [3 definitions]
bungler one who performs badly or incompetently.
bunion a swollen and inflamed area on the foot, esp. on the large toe.
bunk1 a small single bed attached to a wall, as is common on ships. [3 definitions]
bunk2 (informal) nonsense; claptrap.
bunk bed a furniture unit consisting of two single beds, one mounted above the other.
bunker a large storage space or bin, as for fuel on a ship. [5 definitions]
bunkhouse a building in which many workers can sleep, as on a large farm or ranch.
bunkum insincere talk or speech-making.
bunny (informal) a rabbit, esp. a young one.
Bunraku a traditional form of Japanese puppet theater, that uses large wooden puppets manipulated by visible puppeteers who are dressed in black.
Bunsen burner a cylindrical burner, used in laboratories, that has holes at the bottom where air enters, mixes with gas, and produces a hot blue flame.
bunt1 in baseball, to tap (the ball) so that it lands in the front of the infield. [2 definitions]