Translation of hunk in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /hʌŋk/


  • 1.1 (chunk) trozo (m), pedazo (m) a hunk of bread/meat/cheese un trozo de pan/carne/queso
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    • 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.
    1.2 (man) [colloquial/familiar] monumento (m), cachas (m) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], churro (m) (AmS) [familiar/colloquial] who's that gorgeous hunk (of a man)? ¿quién es ese monumento (de hombre)? [familiar/colloquial] he's quite a hunk está buenísimo [familiar/colloquial], está como un tren or como un camión [familiar/colloquial], está muy cachas (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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?

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