Definition of bunkhouse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəNGkˌhous/


A building offering basic sleeping accommodations for workers, visitors, or campers.
Example sentences
  • We stayed at Kinloch Castle, not in the castle itself (which was once run as a hotel by the National Trust for Scotland) but in a less salubrious part of the building - the old bunkhouse at the back.
  • Buses serve both the start and the finish of the walk, there's a range of accommodation, including a bunkhouse, and the village forms a natural link between two contrasting landscapes.
  • The 7 bunkhouses of the ranch sleep 12-18 each for a total of 106+ - perfect for camps, youth retreats or large group events.

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Syllabification: bunk·house

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