bunk

bunk(
buhnk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (bunk bed)
a. la litera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
I hated sleeping in the bottom bunk.Odiaba dormir en la cucheta de abajo.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(place to sleep)
a. la cama
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rubbish)
a. las bobadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
You're talking bunk as usual!¡Estás diciendo bobadas para variar!
b. los disparates
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He talked nothing but bunk all evening.No dijo más que disparates en toda la tarde.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(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?
b. pasar la noche
You've missed the train so you'll have to bunk down here.Perdiste el tren así que tendrás que pasar la noche aquí.
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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)
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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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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