What does BUN mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bun, roll(noun)

    small rounded bread either plain or sweet


  1. bun(Noun)

    A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced.

  2. bun(Noun)

    A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head.

  3. bun(Noun)

    A drunken spree.

  4. bun(Noun)

    A newbie.

  5. bun(Noun)

    A squirrel or rabbit.

  6. bun(Verb)

    To smoke cannabis.

  7. Origin: From bunne, from bugne, from Old , diminutive of , from bungô, from bʰenǵʰ-. Cognate with Dutch bonk. More at bunch.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bun(noun)

    alt. of Bunn


  1. Bun

    A bun is a type of hairstyle, typically worn by women, where the hair is pulled back from the face, twisted or plaited, and wrapped in a circular coil around itself, typically on the back of the head or neck. They can either be secured with a hairpiece, a hairnet and bobby pins. They may be tightly gathered or slightly messier and more informal. Buns, like ponytails, may cause headaches if worn too tight or up too high on the head. In India, it's common for female college professors to wear their hair in a bun, in order to identify with their profession. Men are not often seen wearing them, but they can do so. This may be because they are using it in a practical way such as in sport or using it in a formal way. A bun worn high on the head is known as a "ballet bun." This hairstyle is used by nearly all female ballet dancers and some male ballet dancers, with a few notable exceptions. Ballet dancers often use hairnets and bobby pins to make the bun as tight and neat as possible. This is especially important while turning, as loose buns may fall out and the bun has to look presentable.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bun

    bun, n. a kind of sweet cake. [Prob. from O. Fr. bugne, a swelling.]

  2. Bun

    bun, n. a dry stalk: a hare's scut: a rabbit. [Prob. Gael. bun, a root.]

Editors Contribution

  1. bun

    A type of bread and food product created and processed in various food colors, flavors, ingredients, recipes, shapes, sizes and substances, used for a variety of purposes, sold as a product with a specific number in a form of packaging.

    We buy burger buns most weeks in the shop and we use them to eat with a burger in or make a roll for our lunch.

  2. bun

    A type of hairstyle created and designed in various ways.

    Some women look so elegant when they put their hair into a bun.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BUN in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BUN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Katie Meade:

    They have taught me how to fix my hair and make a bun.

  2. Jane Lynch:

    You're the ones who watched a rat dragging a pizza down a flight of stairs 9 million times, you're the ones who made the man bun an OK thing for a dude to wear.

  3. Ning Zetao:

    There has suddenly been news recently about the Steamed Bun that has caused concern among many leaders, media, friends, family and Bun fans who have come one after another to show concern and seek proof.

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