Bung–up



a stopper for the opening of a cask.
a bunghole.
to close with or as if with a bung; cork; plug (often followed by up).
to beat; bruise; maul (often followed by up).
British Slang. to throw or shove carelessly or violently; sling.
Historical Examples

The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches Eliza Leslie
The Lady’s Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory; Charlotte Campbell Bury
Boating W. B. Woodgate
The Lady’s Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory; Charlotte Campbell Bury

noun
a stopper, esp of cork or rubber, for a cask, piece of laboratory glassware, etc
short for bunghole
verb (transitive)
(often foll by up) to close or seal with or as with a bung: the car’s exhaust was bunged up with mud
(Brit & Austral, slang) to throw; sling
noun
a gratuity; tip
a bribe
verb
(transitive) bung it on, to behave in a pretentious manner
adjective (Austral & NZ, informal)
useless
go bung

to fail or collapse
to die

n.

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