any sticky or greasy residue or accumulation:
gunk on the oil filter.
(informal) slimy, oily, or filthy matter
1949, “viscous substance,” American English, apparently from Gunk, trademark for a thick liquid soap patented 1932 by A.F. Curran Co. of Malden, Mass.
[1932+; fr a trademark, Gunk, for a degreasing compound, and part of a cluster of nearly synonymous terms beginning with g]
noun : We found a nice gunkhole near the Kennebec verb To cruise rivers, creeks, tidal estuaries, etc, in a small yacht, anchoring in remote spots (1908+ Yachting)
noun 1. a quiet anchorage, as in a cove, used by small yachts.
[guhng-kee] /ˈgʌŋ ki/ adjective, gunkier, gunkiest. 1. Informal. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling .
[guhn-lok] /ˈgʌnˌlɒk/ noun 1. the mechanism of a firearm by which the charge is exploded. /ˈɡʌnˌlɒk/ noun 1. the mechanism in some firearms that causes the charge to be exploded