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bunk1

bunk1

pronunciation:
buhngk
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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Word History
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small single bed attached to a wall, as is common on ships.
similar words:
bed, berth, cot, pallet
definition 2: (informal) any kind of bed.
synonyms:
bed
similar words:
bunk bed, cot, daybed, pallet, platform bed, sack
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: bunked, bunking, bunks
definition: (informal) to sleep, esp. in any makeshift place.
I'll bunk on the couch tonight.
synonyms:
sleep
similar words:
camp, hit the hay, room, sack out
Word History
Bunk comes from the name of a county in North Carolina where a congressman named Felix Walker gave a long and boring speech.