Translation of bunk in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /bʌŋk/


  • 1 c (bed) litera (f), cucheta (f) (RPl)
    More example sentences
    • Some of the crew went off-shift, stringing up hybrid bunks and hammocks belowdecks, the others continued working.
    • Inside it's designed as the cabin of a ship: the bunks used to be hammocks and, even when they changed to something more solid, they were famous for having three tiers.
    • Few pirates were in there, snoozing deeply in their bunks or hammocks.

Phrasal verbs

bunk down

v + adv
[colloquial/familiar] dormir*, planchar la oreja [fam & hum]

bunk off

skive off 1 2, skive off 1

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