Note: The creators of “All in the Family” intended Archie Bunker to be a parody of closed-mindedness in Americans. To their surprise, many people in the United States adopted Bunker as their hero.
the act of bunkering a vessel.
a large bin or receptacle; a fixed chest or box: a coal bunker. a fortification set mostly below the surface of the ground with overhead protection provided by logs and earth or by concrete and fitted with openings through which guns may be fired. Golf. any obstacle, as a sand trap or mound of dirt, […]
bunkmate. Contemporary Examples AbleNook designers offer alternative to disaster-relief tents and trailers Nina Strochlic August 17, 2013 The Woman Who Saved Solomon Guy Walters October 19, 2013 The Woman Who Saved Solomon Guy Walters October 19, 2013 Historical Examples Tutors’ Lane Wilmarth Lewis Uncle Sam’s Boys as Sergeants H. Irving Hancock Ten years in the […]
a built-in platform bed, as on a ship. Informal. any bed. a cabin used for sleeping quarters, as in a summer camp; bunkhouse. a trough for feeding cattle. Informal. to occupy a bunk or any sleeping quarters: Joe and Bill bunked together at camp. to provide with a place to sleep. to bump. to absent […]