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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bunchbʌntʃ(n.)

  1. a connected group; cluster:

    a bunch of grapes.

  2. a group of people or things:

    a bunch of papers.

  3. a large quantity; lots:

    Thanks a bunch.

  4. a knob, lump, or protuberance.

  5. (v.t.)to group together; make a bunch of.

  6. (v.i.)to gather together.

  7. to gather into folds (often fol. by up).

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing

Origin of bunch:

1275–1325; ME bunche

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunch, clump, cluster, clustering(noun)

    a grouping of a number of similar things

    "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"

  2. crowd, crew, gang, bunch(noun)

    an informal body of friends

    "he still hangs out with the same crowd"

  3. bunch, lot, caboodle(verb)

    any collection in its entirety

    "she bought the whole caboodle"

  4. bunch together, bunch, bunch up(verb)

    form into a bunch

    "The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom"

  5. bunch, bunch up, bundle, cluster, clump(verb)

    gather or cause to gather into a cluster

    "She bunched her fingers into a fist"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bunch(noun)ˈʌnʧ

    a set of similar things

    a bunch of flowers/keys

  2. bunchˈʌnʧ

    a large amount or number

    I have a whole bunch of pens here.

Wiktionary

  1. bunch(Noun)

    A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump. Usually fastened together.

  2. bunch(Noun)

    An informal body of friends.

    He still hangs out with the same bunch.

  3. bunch(Noun)

    A considerable amount.

    a bunch of trouble

  4. bunch(Noun)

    An unmentioned amount; a number.

    A bunch of them went down to the field.

  5. bunch(Noun)

    A group of logs tied together for skidding.

  6. bunch(Noun)

    An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock.

  7. bunch(Noun)

    The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle.

  8. bunch(Noun)

    (tobacco) An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added.

    Two to four filler leaves are laid end to end and rolled into the two halves of the binder leaves, making up what is called the bunch.

  9. bunch(Verb)

    To gather into a bunch.

  10. bunch(Verb)

    To gather fabric into folds.

  11. bunch(Verb)

    To form a bunch.

  12. bunch(Verb)

    To be gathered together in folds

  13. bunch(Verb)

    To protrude or swell

  14. Origin: From bunche 'hump, swelling', variant of *bunge (confer English dialect bung 'heap, grape bunch'), from bunkōn (confer West Frisian bonke 'bone, lump, bump', German Bunge 'tuber', Danish bunke 'heap, pile'), from bʰenǵʰ- (confer Hittite panku 'total, entire', Tocharian B pkante 'volume, fatness', Lithuanian búožė 'knob', Ancient Greek παχύς 'thick', Sanskrit बहु 'thick; much').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bunch(noun)

    a protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump

  2. Bunch(noun)

    a collection, cluster, or tuft, properly of things of the same kind, growing or fastened together; as, a bunch of grapes; a bunch of keys

  3. Bunch(noun)

    a small isolated mass of ore, as distinguished from a continuous vein

  4. Bunch(verb)

    to swell out into a bunch or protuberance; to be protuberant or round

  5. Bunch(verb)

    to form into a bunch or bunches

Freebase

  1. BUNCH

    The group of mainframe computer competitors to IBM in the 1970s became known as the BUNCH: Burroughs, UNIVAC, NCR, Control Data Corporation, and Honeywell. These companies were grouped together because the market share of IBM was much higher than all of its competitors put together. During the 1960s, IBM and these five computer manufacturers, along with RCA and General Electric, had been known as "IBM and the Seven Dwarfs." The description of IBM's competitors changed after GE's 1970 sale of its computer business to Honeywell and RCA's 1971 sale of its computer business to Sperry, leaving only five "dwarfs". Fortunately, their initials lent themselves to a new acronym, BUNCH.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bunch' in Nouns Frequency: #2439


Translations for Bunch

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bunch(noun)

a number of things fastened or growing together

a bunch of bananas.

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