- bunk off school
- ˌbunk ˈoff | ˌbunk off ˈschool/ˈwork derived(BrE, informal) to stay away from school or work when you should be there; to leave school or work early
I'm going to bunk off this afternoon.
She had bunked off work all week.Main entry: ↑bunkderived
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bunk off work — ˌbunk ˈoff | ˌbunk off ˈschool/ˈwork derived (BrE, informal) to stay away from school or work when you should be there; to leave school or work early Syn: ↑skive, Syn: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
bunk off — verb play truant from work or school The boy often plays hooky • Syn: ↑play hooky • Usage Domain: ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
bunk off — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms bunk off : present tense I/you/we/they bunk off he/she/it bunks off present participle bunking off past tense bunked off past participle bunked off British informal bunk off something to not go to … English dictionary
bunk off — PHRASAL VERB If you bunk off from school or work, you leave without permission and do something else. [BRIT, INFORMAL] [V P n] We thought nothing of bunking off school and travelling 100 miles to find this or that record. [Also V P] Syn: play… … English dictionary
bunk off — phr verb Bunk off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑school … Collocations dictionary
bunk off — Brit. informal abscond from school or work. → bunk … English new terms dictionary
bunk off — Verb. To shirk one s duties. A common adolescent s term for avoiding school lessons … English slang and colloquialisms
(to) bunk-off — • to be absent without permission, usually used by children who miss days at school … Londonisms dictionary
bunk — bunk1 [bʌŋk] n ↑ladder, ↑mattress [Sense: 1 2; Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from bunker] [Sense: 3; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: bunk off] [Sense: 4; Date: 1900 2000; Origin: bunkum] 1.) a narrow bed that … Dictionary of contemporary English
bunk — 1 noun 1 (C) a narrow bed that is fixed to the wall, for example on a train or ship 2 bunk beds (plural) two beds that are fixed together, one on top of the other 3 do a bunk BrE informal to suddenly leave a place without telling anyone 4 (U)… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English