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Definition 1: a long flexible snout as of an elephant - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for trunk in the sense of this definition

(trunk is a kind of ...) a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose

(... is part of trunk) five-toed pachyderm

(... is part of trunk) any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks

Definition 2: luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage - [noun denoting artifact]

(trunk is a kind of ...) cases used to carry belongings when traveling

(... is a kind of trunk ) a trunk for storing personal possessions; usually kept at the foot of a bed (as in a barracks)

(trunk is a part of ...) hinged lid for a trunk

Definition 3: compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he put his golf bag in the trunk

Synonyms for trunk in the sense of this definition

(trunk is a kind of ...) a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

(... is part of trunk) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

"he needs a car to get to work"

Definition 4: the body excluding the head and neck and limbs - [noun denoting body]

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

  • they moved their arms and legs and bodies

Synonyms for trunk in the sense of this definition

(trunk is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(trunk is a part of ...) the region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen

(trunk is a part of ...) excess fat around the waistline

(trunk is a part of ...) either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh

(trunk is a part of ...) the hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings

(trunk is a part of ...) the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

(trunk is a part of ...) the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine

"his back was nicely tanned"

(trunk is a part of ...) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

"he deserves a good kick in the butt" "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

(trunk is a part of ...) either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump

(trunk is a part of ...) a protruding abdomen

(trunk is a part of ...) the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips

(trunk is a part of ...) the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)

"young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable"

(trunk is a part of ...) the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates

(trunk is a part of ...) either the left or right half of a body

"he had a pain in his side"

(trunk is a part of ...) any of several muscles of the trunk

(trunk is a part of ...) a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula

(trunk is a part of ...) the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm

(trunk is a part of ...) (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration

(... is part of trunk) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

Definition 5: the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for trunk in the sense of this definition

(trunk is a kind of ...) a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

(trunk is a part of ...) tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants

(... is part of trunk) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

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