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Definition 1: a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bunk in the sense of this definition

(bunk is a kind of ...) a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep

"he sat on the edge of the bed" "the room had only a bed and chair"

(... is a kind of bunk ) the lower of two berths

(... is a kind of bunk ) the higher of two berths

Definition 2: a rough bed (as at a campsite) - [noun denoting artifact]

(bunk is a kind of ...) a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep

"he sat on the edge of the bed" "the room had only a bed and chair"

Definition 3: beds built one above the other - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bunk in the sense of this definition

(bunk is a kind of ...) a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep

"he sat on the edge of the bed" "the room had only a bed and chair"

Definition 4: a long trough for feeding cattle - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bunk in the sense of this definition

(bunk is a kind of ...) a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed

Definition 5: unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for bunk in the sense of this definition

(bunk is a kind of ...) a worthless message

(... is a kind of bunk ) obscene words for unacceptable behavior

"I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk" "what he said was mostly bull"

Definition 6: a message that seems to convey no meaning - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for bunk in the sense of this definition

(bunk is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of bunk ) senseless talk

"don't give me that stuff"

(... is a kind of bunk ) (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense

(... is a kind of bunk ) a set of confused and meaningless statements

(... is a kind of bunk ) loud and confused and empty talk

"mere rhetoric"

(... is a kind of bunk ) meaningless ceremonies and flattery

(... is a kind of bunk ) nonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)

(... is a kind of bunk ) nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible

(... is a kind of bunk ) unintelligible talking

(... is a kind of bunk ) meaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong

(... is a kind of bunk ) nonsense; foolish talk

"that's a crock"

(... is a kind of bunk ) nonsense

"I think that is a load of cobblers"

(... is a kind of bunk ) stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

(... is a kind of bunk ) trivial nonsense

(... is a kind of bunk ) nonsensical writing (usually verse)

(... is a kind of bunk ) a message whose content is at variance with reason

(... is a kind of bunk ) pretentious or silly talk or writing

Definition 7: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run - [verb of motion]

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

  • If you see this man, run!
  • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

Synonyms for bunk in the sense of this definition

(bunk is a kind of ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

(... is a kind of bunk ) run away quickly

"He threw down his gun and fled"

(... is a kind of bunk ) run away, as if in a panic

Definition 8: provide with a bunk - [verb of possession]

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

  • We bunked the children upstairs

(bunk is a kind of ...) furnish with a bed

"The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"

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

  • beat the subway fare

Synonyms for bunk in the sense of this definition

(bunk is a kind of ...) deprive somebody of something by deceit

"The con-man beat me out of $50" "This salesman ripped us off!" "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme" "They chiseled me out of my money"

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