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Synonyms for bunker
ˈbʌŋ kərbunker

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunker, sand trap, trapnoun

    a hazard on a golf course

    trap, cakehole, lying in wait, sand trap, yap, dugout, ambuscade, snare, hole, gob, ambush, maw

  2. bunkernoun

    a large container for storing fuel

    "the ship's bunkers were full of coal"

    sand trap, trap, dugout

  3. bunker, dugoutverb

    a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground

    pirogue, dugout canoe, sand trap, trap, dugout

  4. bunkerverb

    hit a golf ball into a bunker

  5. bunkerverb

    fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil

  6. bunkerverb

    transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bunkernoun

    bin, crib

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bunkernoun

    bin, receptacle, crib

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bunker":

    pillbox, hatch, bunkering, lockdown, blockhouse, fuel

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  1. Scott Pilkington and Paul Dean:

    Shipowners are left facing double jeopardy and competing demands for payment for the same supplies of bunkers from both insolvent OW Bunker and from physical suppliers, owners and operators who have not settled OW Bunker's claims will now face renewed action by ING Bank.

  2. British Open:

    There are bunkers everywhere and strategy off the tee is very important, you need to drive the ball well this week. You can't play this course from the bunkers so that means being conservative in some areas and in other areas flying a bunker and accepting being in the rough.

  3. Kellyanne Conway:

    I find it petty and partisan and completely unhelpful to the American population to have a former vice president, who was here for eight years, in his bunker in Wilmington just lobbing criticisms, reading from prepared notes and not that well.

  4. Donald Trump:

    As John fired on the second bunker he was shot and fell to the ground and lost consciousness, he really fought. Good genes, President Donald Trump have good genes.

  5. Ariya Jutanugarn:

    Some holes I really have to hit like two-iron off the tee or three-iron because the fairway is pretty narrow and you don't want to put yourself in the bunker.

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