Bunk down

go to bed

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • bunk down — verb go to bed We bedded down at midnight • Syn: ↑bed down • Hypernyms: ↑go to bed, ↑turn in, ↑bed, ↑crawl in, ↑kip down, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bunk down — Australian Slang go to bed …   English dialects glossary

  • bunk — 1 noun 1 (C) a narrow bed that is fixed to the wall, for example on a train or ship 2 bunk beds (plural) two beds that are fixed together, one on top of the other 3 do a bunk BrE informal to suddenly leave a place without telling anyone 4 (U)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bunk — bunk1 [bʌŋk] n ↑ladder, ↑mattress [Sense: 1 2; Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from bunker] [Sense: 3; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: bunk off] [Sense: 4; Date: 1900 2000; Origin: bunkum] 1.) a narrow bed that …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bunk — bunk1 [ bʌŋk ] noun 1. ) count a narrow bed, often fixed to a wall: Marcus was lying on the top bunk feeling seasick. 2. ) uncount INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED nonsense bunk bunk 2 [ bʌŋk ] or ,bunk down verb intransitive INFORMAL to lie down to go to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bunk — I. /bʌŋk / (say bungk) noun 1. a built in platform bed, as on a ship. 2. one of a pair of beds built one above the other. 3. Colloquial any bed. –verb (i) 4. Colloquial to occupy a bunk; sleep, especially in rough quarters: *He bunked in the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bunk Moreland — Infobox character | name = William Moreland portrayer = Wendell Pierce creator = David Simon species = gender = Male first = The Target (episode 1.01) last = ndash;30 ndash; (episode 5.10) cause = End of series age = 40s occupation = Detective in …   Wikipedia

  • Bunk Johnson — Infobox musical artist Name = Bunk Johnson Img capt = 1910 Img size = 150px Landscape = Background = non vocal instrumentalist Birth name = William Gary Johnson Alias = Born = ca. 1879 or 1889 Died = July 7, 1949 Origin = New Orleans Instrument …   Wikipedia

  • bunk in — vb British to gatecrash, enter illicitly or surrepti tiously. Bunk in occurs in many con texts as a version of bung, meaning to throw forcibly; here the image evoked is of being lifted or hoisted, e.g. through a window. ► I told him I d never… …   Contemporary slang

  • bunk — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bed, berth, cot; informal, applesauce, nonsense, buncombe, claptrap, humbug, bosh. See support, absurdity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A bed] Syn. bunk bed, berth, cot, pallet; see bed 1 . 2. [*Empty or… …   English dictionary for students


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