a stopper for the opening of a cask.
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.
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a stopper, esp of cork or rubber, for a cask, piece of laboratory glassware, etc
short for bunghole
(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
a gratuity; tip
(transitive) bung it on, to behave in a pretentious manner
adjective (Austral & NZ, informal)
to fail or collapse
Aeronautics. any of certain springs or elastic tension devices, as the springs attached to movable controls of aircraft to facilitate their manipulation. bungee cord. Contemporary Examples Muppet Beastie Boys, Robin Williams Tribute, and More Viral Videos The Daily Beast Video August 16, 2014 Megan McArdle on Why We Need to Jump Off the Fiscal Cliff […]
an elasticized cord, typically with a hook at each end, used to bind items or packages together, to secure a suitcase to a wheeled carrier, etc.
the sport of jumping off a high structure to which one is attached by bungee cords, so that the body springs back just short of hitting the ground or water. noun a sport in which a participant jumps from a high bridge, building, etc, secured only by a rubber cord attached to the ankles
a firecracker. out of order; broken; unusable. bankrupt. Slang. dead. Historical Examples The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens Cornish Characters S. Baring-Gould noun (Austral, slang) a firework 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 […]