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Synonyms for bunk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunk, feed bunknoun

    a long trough for feeding cattle

    meaninglessness, nonsensicality, nonsense, hogwash, feed bunk, built in bed, hokum, bunk bed, rot, berth, bunkum, buncombe, guff

  2. berth, bunk, built in bednoun

    a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers

    bunkum, hogwash, feed bunk, rot, post, slip, place, mooring, hokum, nonsensicality, buncombe, meaninglessness, built in bed, guff, position, office, nonsense, bunk bed, moorage, spot, situation, berth, billet

  3. bunknoun

    a rough bed (as at a campsite)

    meaninglessness, nonsensicality, nonsense, hogwash, feed bunk, built in bed, hokum, bunk bed, rot, berth, bunkum, buncombe, guff

  4. bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, rot, hogwashnoun

    unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

    putrefaction, bunkum, hogwash, feed bunk, guff, decomposition, nonsense, nonsensicality, buncombe, rotting, meaninglessness, built in bed, hokum, bunk bed, rot, berth

  5. nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokumnoun

    a message that seems to convey no meaning

    folderal, bunkum, hogwash, feed bunk, gimcrack, guff, frill, nonsense, trumpery, nonsensicality, buncombe, meaninglessness, built in bed, falderol, hokum, bunk bed, gimcrackery, rot, berth

  6. bunk bed, bunkverb

    beds built one above the other

    bunk bed, nonsensicality, nonsense, hogwash, feed bunk, built in bed, meaninglessness, hokum, rot, berth, bunkum, buncombe, guff

  7. beat, bunkverb

    avoid paying

    "beat the subway fare"

    scarper, exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, scat, get, mystify, flummox, take to the woods, run, beat, outwit, circumvent, tick, escape, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, break away, head for the hills, drum, beat up, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, hightail it, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, lam, pound, fly the coop, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, turn tail, tucker, vex, run away, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

  8. bunkverb

    provide with a bunk

    "We bunked the children upstairs"

    run, break away, fly the coop, hightail it, lam, scat, take to the woods, beat, run away, turn tail, scarper, escape, head for the hills

  9. scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break awayverb

    flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

    "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, get off, run away, move, turn tail, chip, range, break out, run, beat, guide, function, lead, lam, thresh, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, break off, break, break loose, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, get out, get by, secede, thrash, run for, black market, miss, persist, splinter, incline, draw, hightail it, elude, be given, prevail, campaign, get away, tend, chip off, escape, ladder, ply, come off, flail, melt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bunknoun

    [Colloquial U.S.] berth, bed

  2. bunkverb

    [Colloquial U.S.] lie (in a bunk), sleep

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bunk":

    berth, bed, sleeper, laminate, flan, double-decked

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How to use bunk in a sentence?

  1. Sabio Robles Lerian:

    It was 3 in the morning, I was in my bunk when I heard people screaming 'big wave!' There was a powerful movement, I fell to the floor and all of a sudden water was rushing in.

  2. Henry Ford:

    History is bunk.

  3. John Green:

    But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating so I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was a drizzle and she was a hurricane.

  4. Henry Ford:

    History is more or less bunk.

  5. Jennifer Homendy:

    I wanted to see what the bunk room looked like and what smoke detectors were there, what fire extinguishers were available and the layout in general.

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