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Definition of 'bunk'


  1. a long trough for feeding cattle
       Synonyms: feed bunk
  2. a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
       Synonyms: berth built in bed
  3. a rough bed (as at a campsite)
  4. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
       Synonyms: bunkum buncombe guff rot hogwash
  5. a message that seems to convey no meaning
       Synonyms: nonsense nonsensicality meaninglessness hokum
  6. beds built one above the other
       Synonyms: bunk bed


  1. avoid paying; "beat the subway fare"
       Synonyms: beat
  2. provide with a bunk; "We bunked the children upstairs"
  3. flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
       Synonyms: scat run scarper turn tail lam run away hightail it head for the hills take to the woods escape fly the coop break away

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