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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)

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.

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."