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Hungerer
Hungering
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hungoor
hungover
Hungred
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Hungry
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hunief
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hunky
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hunk definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a well-built sexually attractive man
2: a large piece of something without definite shape; "a hunk of bread"; "a lump of coal" [syn: hunk, lump]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Dutch dialect hunke Date: circa 1813 1. a large lump, piece, or portion <a hunk of bread> 2. an attractive and usually well-built man

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a a large piece cut off (a hunk of bread). b a thick or clumsy piece. 2 colloq. a a very large person. b esp. US a sexually attractive man. Derivatives: hunky adj. (hunkier, hunkiest). Etymology: 19th c.: prob. f. Flem. hunke

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hunk Hunk, n. [Cf. Hunch.] A large lump or piece; a hunch; as, a hunk of bread. [Colloq.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(hunks) 1. A hunk of something is a large piece of it. ...a thick hunk of bread. N-COUNT: usu N of n 2. If you refer to a man as a hunk, you mean that he is big, strong, and sexually attractive. (INFORMAL) ...a blond, blue-eyed hunk. N-COUNT [approval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Lump, hunch, large piece, thick slice.

Moby Thesaurus

accumulation, acervation, agglomerate, agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, amassment, amount, batch, bit, block, budget, bulk, bunch, butt, chip, chunk, clip, clipping, clod, clump, clutch, collop, congeries, conglobation, conglomerate, conglomeration, count, crumb, cumulation, cut, cutting, deal, dollop, dose, end, fragment, gathering, glomeration, gob, gobbet, group, heap, hunch, large amount, loaf, lot, lump, mass, measure, mess, modicum, moiety, morsel, nugget, number, pack, parcel, paring, part, particle, pat, piece, portion, quantity, rasher, ration, scoop, scrap, shard, shaving, shiver, shred, slice, sliver, small amount, smithereen, snack, snatch, snip, snippet, snowball, splinter, stitch, stockpile, stump, sum, tatter, wad



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