Definición de bunch en inglés:


Silabificación: bunch
Pronunciación: /bənCH



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  • 1Collect or fasten into a compact group: she bunched the carnations together
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    • The tribesmen were all bunched together in clumps, and they too seemed frenzied with excitement.
    • There are more than 1,500 passengers going through the international departure where flights are normally bunched together.
    • The three recent incidents cannot be bunched together to conclude that an irreversible rot has set in the police department.
    bundle, clump, cluster, group, gather; pack
  • 1.1Form or cause to form tight folds: [no object]: his pants bunched around his ankles [with object]: hold the fabric in both hands and gently bunch it up
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    • It was strange to have cloth bunched between my knees and the shirt ended a little above my hips.
    • The silky fabric bunching and snagging against the rough calluses of work burned into my fingertips.
    • I watch his hands tighten on the bedspread, the fabric bunching up beneath his fingers.
    gather, ruffle, pucker, fold, pleat
  • 1.2 [no object] Form into a tight group or crowd: he halted, forcing the rest of the field to bunch up behind him
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    • Because the circuit is generally so slow and twisty, groups of cars tend to bunch up into tight packs and you have to guard against wiping off your nose section on somebody else's rear wheel.
    • The heat this year won't have helped, not least because this is a hot and very crowded run at the best of times, with no escaping the sun or the other runners, who bunch up around you.
    • Why do people feel the need to bunch up at the front?
    cluster, huddle, gather, congregate, collect, amass, group, crowd
  • 1.3 [no object] (Of muscles) flex or bulge.
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    • His horse shifted its weight apprehensively, its muscles bunching and smoothing beneath the saddle, causing the leather to creak ever so slightly.
    • He sprints away again, muscles bunching under the glossy black coat, working off an energy that she is denied.
    • I felt muscles bunch in a surge of anger and took a deep breath.


the best (or the pick) of the bunch

The best in a particular group.
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  • It was picked out as the best of the bunch and sent to the workshop to be converted into a driver training bus and given a new coat of green paint.
  • So this year, for the first-ever Shape of Beauty Awards, we joined forces with you, our readers, to pick the best of the bunch.
  • You can't, so our strategy has always been to pick the best of the bunch regardless of technology.



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  • They didn't do much apart from eating daddy long legs and making bunchy webs which hang from the ceiling.
  • I usually sidestep this problem by wearing some shorts underneath the skirt, but this isn't an ideal solution - they get too bunchy and bulky.
  • Small figures were working in bunchy Altoic league uniforms.


late Middle English: of unknown origin.

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