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chunk

[ chuhngk ]SEE DEFINITION OF chunk

Synonyms for chunk

  • block
  • dollop
  • hunk
  • lump
  • piece
  • portion
  • wad
  • clod
  • glob
  • gob
  • nugget
  • part
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Antonyms for chunk

  • whole
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHUNK

But it ain't like him to unbelt for a chunk unless he knows something.

I tell ye what you do: Give him a bone or a chunk of tough meat to chaw on.

"He needs a chunk of lead about the middle of his appetite," Taterleg declared.

"A chunk of wood banged me in the forehead," said Tom simply.

Just a handful of twigs at a time will cook coffee or roast a chunk of meat.

I felt Anita shoving a rock at my hand, a chunk of rock the size of my head.

A chunk of it cut the man's arm off, and left it dangling in my hand.

To the other technician the general said, "Get a chunk for verification of the alloy."

The Major pulled his moustache and flicked a chunk of mud from his boot with his whip.

One fell among the Guernsey cookers, tearing a chunk cut of Sergt.

WORD ORIGIN

"thick block" of something, 1690s, probably a nasalized variant of chuck (n.1) "cut of meat;" meaning "large amount" is 1883, American English.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHUNK

accumulation

noungathering or amassing

bit

nountiny piece
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