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Definition 1: a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bung in the sense of this definition

(bung is a kind of ...) blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

(... is part of bung) a cylindrical container that holds liquids

Definition 2: close with a cork or stopper - [verb of contact]

(bung is a kind of ...) move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut

"Close the door" "shut the window"

Definition 3: give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on - [verb of possession]

Samples where bung or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Remember to tip the waiter
  • fee the steward

Synonyms for bung in the sense of this definition

(bung is a kind of ...) give as a present; make a gift of

"What will you give her for her birthday?"

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