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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUNK

Gunk; a 'take in,' a 'sell'; as a verb, to 'take in,' to cheat.

Alive or dead, the gunk was the most powerful desiccant I'd ever heard of.

"Gunk" is the poor makeshift that must be employed to indicate it.

Penrod uttered one half-hearted "Gunk" as he turned in at his own gate.

I've been fighting this cowlick ever since I've been a kid—stocking caps, gunk, the works.

"Gunk" and "chaw" are the Scots for a bitter and envious disappointment which shows itself in face and eyes.

"Hope that gunk they used to monkey up my complexion doesn't sweat out," he told himself.

WORD ORIGIN

1949, "viscous substance," American English, apparently from Gunk, trademark for a thick liquid soap patented 1932 by A.F. Curran Co. of Malden, Mass.

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