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Definition of bunk

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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Definitions include: something boring.
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Other terms relating to 'bunk':

Definitions include: very ("-ass") bad ("bunk").
Definitions include: extremely high or drunk or got really intoxicated.
Definitions include: extremely high or drunk or got really intoxicated at a party.

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