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Synonyms for bunk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunk, feed bunk(noun)

    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 bed(noun)

    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. bunk(noun)

    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, hogwash(noun)

    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, hokum(noun)

    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, bunk(verb)

    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, bunk(verb)

    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. bunk(verb)

    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 away(verb)

    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. bunk(n.)

    [Colloquial U.S.] berth, bed

  2. bunk(v. n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use bunk in a sentence?

  1. Henry Ford:

    History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we made today.

  2. Actress Gianna Simone:

    I went from one hell to another, many nights, they’ll place you with whoever has a house open. I’ve been in crazy houses, housing projects. I was with a woman who wanted babies. So I had to sleep in a baby bunk one night. It was scary. I didn’t know who I was going to end up with. I didn’t know if there were any men in the house that were going to rape me. I bounced around because most people wanted young kids… I was rejected out of many houses.

  3. Jennifer Homendy:

    What we wanted to see was, where were the life jackets, where were the lifeboats, what did the engine room look like, 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Henry Ford:

    History is more or less bunk.

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