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Bung

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb bung:

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Definition of Bung

What does Bung mean?

noun

  1. a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
    • synonym of bung: spile
    • more generic words: plug / stopper / stopple = blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    • part of: barrel / cask = a cylindrical container that holds liquids

verb

  1. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
  2. close with a cork or stopper
    • more generic words: close / shut = move so that an opening or passage is obstructed

Alternative definition

adjective

  1. [Australian slang] broken, not in working order

noun

  1. A stopper, alternative to a cork, often made of rubber used to prevent fluid passing through the neck of a bottle, vat, a hole in a vessel etc.
  2. A cecum or anus, especially of a slaughter animal.
  3. [slang] A bribe.

verb

  1. [transitive] To plug, as with a bung.
  2. [transitive, informal] To put somewhere without care; chuck.
  3. [transitive] To batter, bruise; to cause to bulge or swell.
  4. [transitive] To pass a bribe.

Phrases with Bung

  1. Bung Up
  2. Bung-Hole
  3. To Bung Up

Person

Bung a.k.a. Aeksiri Gumbangphai is a Thai musician and the bassist of 25 Hours.

There are other people with Bung in their name, like Bung Nguyen.

Group

Bung is a musical group.

Miscellanea

Bung: A bung or stopper is a truncated cylindrical or conical closure to seal a container, such as a bottle, tube or barrel. Unlike a lid which encloses a container from the outside without displacing the inner volume, a bung is partially inserted inside the container to act as a seal.

Printed books with definitions for Bung

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Google previewHardwood Record (1912)

The bung is the blushing violet of the wood specialty field.

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Scrabble value of B3U1N1G2

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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