bunk
noun
1. (bunk bed) 
a. la litera (F) 
My brother slept in the top bunk and I slept in the bottom one.Mi hermano dormía en la litera de arriba y yo en la de abajo.
b. la cucheta (F) (River Plate) 
I hated sleeping in the bottom bunk.Odiaba dormir en la cucheta de abajo.
2. (colloquial) (place to sleep) 
a. la cama (F) 
"That's your bunk," he said pointing to a dirty mattress on the floor."Esa es tu cama", me dijo mientras señalaba un colchón sucio en el suelo.
3. (colloquial) (rubbish) 
a. las bobadas (F) (colloquial) 
You're talking bunk as usual!¡Estás diciendo bobadas para variar!
He talked nothing but bunk all evening.No dijo más que disparates en toda la tarde.
intransitive verb
4. (colloquial) (to sleep; often used with "down") 
a. dormir 
Can I bunk at your apartment for a few days?¿Puedo dormir unos días en tu apartamento?
You've missed the train so you'll have to bunk down here.Perdiste el tren así que tendrás que pasar la noche aquí.
bunk
[bʌŋk]
noun
1. litera (f) (bed)
noun
1. (familiar)
  • to do a bunk darse el piro(run away) (británicoEsp), pirarse (español de España), rajarse (español de México), tomarse el buque (RP)
bunk [bʌŋk]
noun
(Náut) litera (f); camastro (m); (Ferro) also (child's) litera (f); (bed) cama (f);
modifier
bunk bed (n) litera (f)
bunk [bʌŋk]
noun
(nonsense) bobadas (informal) (f)
bunk! ¡bobadas! (informal); history is bunk la historia son bobadas (informal)
bunk [bʌŋk] (Britain)
noun
to do a bunk
intransitive verb
largarse (informal); escaquearse (informal); (Esp)
bunk off (Britain)
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(from school, work) escaquearse (informal); (Esp)
There is no one to keep an eye on them, so they just bunk off for the day
intransitive verb
to bunk off school hacer novillos or rabona
She told him how she'd bunked off school and how no one had seen her
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