Definition of 'bun'
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She lay down with her hair in a bun but woke with her locks loose on her shoulder. The Sun (2016)Ice cream that you spoon on to a sweet bun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Twist ponytail into a rope and curl in a bun shape. The Sun (2011)Tie damp hair in a bun and allow to dry naturally. The Sun (2012) Top bun with tomato slice and salad then add burger. The Sun (2015)Secure by pinning the hair to the bun underneath. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Serve with or without the bun tops as you prefer. The Sun (2012)Sandwich together with the bun tops and serve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Reserve the bun tops for the last layer of the pudding. The Sun (2014)Place the bun top on the burger and use a skewer to keep in place. The Sun (2013)It is dressed in a similar style of the bun on top. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Imagine a bun and imagine the helicopter coming down to land on top of the bun. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)Finish with the bun tops and pour over the remaining custard. The Sun (2014)But the bun is so sweet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Crown your buns with their tops. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Shape into eight buns and place 2cm apart on an oiled baking sheet. The Sun (2015)Toast the tops of the buns, spread with butter and a spoonful of tomato relish. The Sun (2013)When it is tight, coil it around the base of the ponytail to form a bun shape. The Sun (2010)You can cut the bun case into smaller circles if you need to, or cut petal shapes out of them. The Sun (2014)It's stringent and complex - one trainee is penalised for a loose hair bun in an equipment practical. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But was that hair in a bun or was it, in fact, a real bun in case she got peckish? Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'bun'
British English: bun /bʌn/ NOUN
A bun is a small round cake.
...a cinnamon bun.
- American English: bun
- Arabic: كَعْكَة مَحَلـّاة قَليلاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: pão doce pequeno
- Chinese: 小圆面包
- Croatian: pecivo
- Czech: houska sladká
- Danish: bolle
- Dutch: bolletje
- European Spanish: bollo
- Finnish: pulla
- French: petit gâteau
- German: weiches Brötchen
- Greek: κουλουράκι
- Italian: ciambella
- Japanese: バン 食べ物
- Korean: 작은 빵
- Norwegian: bolle bakverk
- Polish: drożdżówka
- European Portuguese: pão doce pequeno
- Romanian: brioșă
- Russian: сдобная булочка
- Spanish: bollo
- Swedish: bulle
- Thai: ขนมปังนุ่ม
- Turkish: çörek
- Ukrainian: булочка
- Vietnamese: bánh bao
Definition of bun from the Collins English Dictionary
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