Definition of 'bunk'
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In another case, a hotel guest was freed from the top of bunk beds. The Sun (2016)The cheapest rooms have a bunk bed and shared bathroom, but also air conditioning, and you get to use the impressive gym and pool facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We allow them to bunk off school and bring in sick notes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They shared a top tier of bunks in a corner of a freight train. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were two bunks with purple blankets and crisp white sheets. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has seen bunk beds being moved in and the bags of rubbish outside multiply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As darkness closed in we settled down once more into our narrow bunks. Anti-Ice (1993)The other youngster was on the top bunk. The Sun (2009)In the guest room are two bunk beds. The Sun (2012)Five bedrooms include an en suite bunk room with two sets of bunk beds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She lies and bunks off school. The Sun (2009)He was on the top bunk. Christianity Today (2000)When you first go on ship you are in bunk beds, like here. The Sun (2014)All tents have a master bedroom, bunk room and flushing loo. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He just sits in the corner of his cell staring at the four walls or lying on the bottom bunk for hours on end. The Sun (2013)Now he is painting from his bottom bunk at an Athens shelter for the homeless after his business collapsed because of the economic crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I took the bottom bunk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They play cards, smoke in the freezing gaps between carriages, leaf through magazines and snooze on narrow bunks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A covered walkway leads through to two double rooms, one of them with an extra single bunk bed and en suite shower room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'bunk'
British English: bunk /bʌŋk/ NOUN
A bunk is a bed fixed to a wall, especially in a ship or caravan.
He left his bunk and went up on deck again.
- American English: bunk
- Arabic: سَرير مُبَيَّت
- Brazilian Portuguese: beliche
- Chinese: 铺位
- Croatian: ležaj
- Czech: lůžko
- Danish: køje
- Dutch: kooi schip
- European Spanish: litera
- Finnish: makuulavitsa
- French: couchette
- German: Schlafkoje
- Greek: κουκέτα
- Italian: cuccetta
- Japanese: 作り付け寝台
- Korean: 침대
- Norwegian: køye
- Polish: koja
- European Portuguese: beliche
- Romanian: cușetă
- Russian: койка a bed
- Spanish: litera
- Swedish: koj
- Thai: ที่นอนในเรือ
- Turkish: ranza
- Ukrainian: койка
- Vietnamese: giường ngủ trên tàu
Definition of bunk from the Collins English Dictionary
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