- 1A large piece of something, especially food, cut or broken off a larger piece: a hunk of breadMore example sentences
- By using knives and forks to cut food into smaller pieces, we no longer need a large enough jaw to cram in big hunks of food.
- The blast, not far from diplomatic quarters and the king's main palace, left piles of rubble, hunks of twisted metal, broken glass and a large crater.
- As they turned to face their attacker, they were met with a spread of missiles that sent them flying back in tangled hunks of shrapnel.
- 2 • informal A large, strong, sexually attractive man: a Hollywood hunkMore example sentences
- This is a woman whose man-meeting strategy is to go on cruises and toss herself overboard to attract rescue-minded hunks.
- After Jan grows up to be a young hunk, he too attracts the attention of the fairer sex.
- Would you vote for an unapologetically sexually aggressive hunk, however past his prime?
early 19th century: probably of Dutch or Low German origin.