Definition of gunk in English:
Unpleasantly sticky or messy substance.
- 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.
1930s: the proprietary name of a detergent.
This was originally a US usage and came from the proprietary name of a detergent.
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