Definition of hunk in English:

hunk

Syllabification: hunk
Pronunciation: /həNGk
 
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noun

1A large piece of something, especially one of food cut or broken off a larger piece: a hunk of bread
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
2 informal A sexually attractive man, especially a large, strong one.
More example sentences
  • 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?
Synonyms
good-looking man, heartthrob, macho man
informal babe, stud, studmuffin, dreamboat, (male) specimen, looker, beefcake, chick magnet, babe magnet, he-man, hottie, Adonis, Greek god

Origin

early 19th century: probably of Dutch or Low German origin.

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