Definition of gunk in English:

gunk

Syllabification: gunk
Pronunciation: /ɡəNGk
 
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noun

informal
Unpleasantly sticky or messy substance.
More example sentences
  • After that, you just mix the pineapple gunk with the sugar syrup, the milk and lemon juice and put in the fridge.
  • It had a tendency to mix with clay-rich mud to form a gooey, sticky gunk that adhered to everything.
  • Comets are in effect dirty snowballs, water ice coated in organic gunk.

Origin

1930s: the proprietary name of a detergent.

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