Definition of "bunk" []

  • A narrow bed built like a shelf into or against a wall, as in a ship's cabin. (noun)
  • A bunk bed. (noun)
  • A place for sleeping. (noun)
  • To sleep in a bunk or bed. (verb-intransitive)
  • To stay the night; sleep: bunk over at a friend's house. (verb-intransitive)
  • A narrow shelflike bed fixed along a wall (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any place where one sleeps (noun)
  • To prepare to sleep (verb)
  • To occupy a bunk or bed (verb)
  • To provide with a bunk or bed (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bunk" in a sentence
  • "Graduates from top universities working at white collar jobs often live five or six to an apartment, in bunk beds."
  • "It's cozy — after all, it is a rail car — with a family caboose featuring a double bed and twin bunk beds."
  • "All this government bunk is pure smoke and mirrors."