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bunghole

Syllabification: bung·hole
Pronunciation: /ˈbəNGhōl
 
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Definition of bunghole in English:

noun

1An aperture through which a cask can be filled or emptied.
Example sentences
  • To get the juice through the bunghole, a device like a small half cask with a tube on the bottom termed a tundish or tunpail was employed as a funnel.
  • If you're using a barrel, fill it to within an inch of the bunghole.
  • It sounds obscene, but it's the short form of Ungespundetes, a beer matured in barrels with open bungholes so the fermentation fizz escapes.
1.1 vulgar slang The anus.

Words that rhyme with bunghole

chuckholebuttonhole

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