Share this entry

Share this page

bunch

Synonyms of bunch in English:

noun

  • 1 a bunch of flowers
    wreath, garland, chaplet;
    flower arrangement;
  • 2 a bunch of keys a bunch of bananas
    cluster, clump, knot;
    group, assemblage, collection
  • 3 informal what a wonderful bunch of people
    group, set, circle, body, company, troupe, collection, assemblage, gathering, throng, knot, cluster, huddle, multitude, bevy, party, band, horde, pack, drove, flock, swarm, stream, mob
    informal gang, crowd, load, crew, gaggle
  • 4North American informal they did a whole bunch of things See lot
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 he bunched the reins in his hands
    bundle, clump, cluster, group, arrange, gather, collect, assemble;
    bind, pack, fasten together, truss
    [Antonyms] spread out, release
  • 2 his trousers bunched around his ankles
    gather, ruffle, pucker, shirr, tuck, fold, pleat
    [Antonyms] spread out
  • 3 he halted, forcing the rest of the runners to bunch up behind him
    cluster, huddle, gather, concentrate, congregate, collect, accumulate, amass, group, herd, crowd, flock, mass;
    pack somewhere, cram somewhere
    [Antonyms] disperse
  • Definition of bunch in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day peart
    Pronunciation: pɪət
    adjective
    lively; cheerful