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bunk

adjective

  • boring.
    This party is bunk.
    • See more words with the same meaning: boring.

    Last edited on Jun 16 1997. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 16 1997.

  • of poor quality; displeasing.
    This is bunk coffee.
    This cocaine is bunk.

    Last edited on Jun 16 1997. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 16 1997.

  • Valueless, worthless.

    Attributed to Henry Ford who is alleged to have said that "History is more or less bunk."

    http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/24950.html
    An "Untruth", possibly derived from The Battle of Bunker Hill (June 17, 1775) which was mainly fought on Breed's Hill and not Bunker Hill ... and that the British won the battle, not the colonists. (Source: Pg 31, STUPID HISTORY: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions Throughout the Ages by Leland Gregory (2007).

    Last edited on Jul 16 2014. Submitted by Lord Pleco from Canberra ACT, Australia on Dec 21 2010.

noun

  • a covered up fact.

    de-bunk to remove the cover over the fact.

    Last edited on Jan 15 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 15 2013.

origin

  • CC suggests that the term was first used by stoners to describe bad weed, and that its scope has since broadened to describe anything that is not as good as originally expected.

    Last edited on Jun 02 1999. Submitted by CC from WI, USA on Jun 02 1999.

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crunchy

adjective

  • exhausted, not well.
    I feel really crunchy.
    • See more words with the same meaning: sick, ill.
    • See more words with the same meaning: tired.

    Last edited on Jul 01 1998. Submitted by Pris from Vero Beach, FL, USA on Jul 01 1998.

  • to feel embarrassed after having done or said something that might cause another person emotional pain or embarrassment. The feeling of "having put one's foot in one's mouth."

    Last edited on Apr 22 1999. Submitted by Geoffrey from San Francisco, CA, USA on Apr 22 1999.

  • hippie-esque; "all-natural". Refers to the crunch of granola, which (as goes the stereotype) hippies are likely to eat.
                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Brooklyn Without Limits", 30 Rock (TV, 2010), Season 5 Episode 7 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "The Outsiders", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2011. Submitted by J.H.T. from Atlanta, GA, USA on Jun 02 1999.

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granola

adjective

  • hippie-esque; "all-natural". As goes the stereotype, hippies eat granola frequently.
    That chick with the hairy armpits is a little too granola for me.

    Last edited on Aug 11 2011. Submitted by J.H.T. from Atlanta, GA, USA on Jun 02 1999.

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shi-shi

adjective

  • used to describe a person, place, or thing that's excessively showy or extravagant.
    His Lexus is way too shi-shi.
    Your belt is very shishi.

    Last edited on Apr 15 2013. Submitted by J.H.T. from Atlanta, GA, USA on Jun 02 1999.

  • to be very posh or decadent.
    She spent the day at that shi-shi spa.

    Last edited on May 02 2004. Submitted by Bartlett, C. on May 02 2004.

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