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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, or one of a pair of single beds supported by a framework and positioned one on top of the other. [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]
bunt2 the central area of a square sail. [2 definitions]
bunt3 a disease of wheat and other grain plants that is caused by fungi.
bunting1 a light, loose wool or cotton fabric often used to make flags. [3 definitions]
bunting2 any of various small, colorful birds of the finch family.
bunting3 a hooded sleeping garment for infants.
buntline one of the ropes used to haul up a square sail for securing it to the mast.
buon giorno (Italian) good morning; good day.
buoy a float attached by line to the bottom of a body of water to mark a location. [5 definitions]
buoyancy the capacity to float or rise up in a liquid or gas. [2 definitions]