from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stopper especially for the hole through which a cask, keg, or barrel is filled or emptied.
- n. A bunghole.
- transitive v. To close with or as if with a cork or stopper.
- transitive v. Informal To injure or damage: fell on skis and bunged up my leg.
- transitive v. Chiefly British To fling; toss: "The Hungarian director bungs star Klaus Maria Brandauer once more into the breaches of past Teuton history” ( Nigel Andrews).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A stopper, alternative to a cork, often made of rubber used to prevent fluid passing through the neck of a bottle, vat, a hole in a vessel etc.
- n. A cecum or anus, especially of a slaughter animal.
- n. A bribe.
- v. To plug, as with a bung.
- v. To put somewhere without care; chuck.
- v. To batter, bruise; to cause to bulge or swell.
- v. To pass a bribe.
- adj. Broken, not in working order.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The large stopper of the orifice in the bilge of a cask.
- n. The orifice in the bilge of a cask through which it is filled; bunghole.
- n. A sharper or pickpocket.
- transitive v. To stop, as the orifice in the bilge of a cask, with a bung; to close; -- with up.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large cork or stopper for closing the hole in the side of a cask through which it is filled.
- n. The hole or orifice in a cask through which it is filled; a bung-hole.
- n. A pickpocket; a sharper.
- n. A brewer.
- n. A pile of seggars or setters in a porcelain-kiln.
- To stop the orifice of with a bung; close.
- To beat severely; exhaust by hard blows or strenuous effort; bruise; maul: used chiefly in the phrase bunged up: as, he was all bunged up in the fight; the day's work has completely bunged me up.
- To fail; go to smash; collapse; become bankrupt: as, the bank has gone bung.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. close with a cork or stopper
- v. give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on
- n. a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
When the hissing noise subsides, the bung is driven in firmly, and a little hole is made in the head of the cask, near the bung, which is stopped with a wooden peg.
So police officers are being compromised by being pressurised to lie and then being pressurised to drive in a way that could result in death or bodily injury to themselves or to innocent members of public who you have sworn to protect all so that someone snotty superintendent can get a bung from the Home Office
The stopper in the barrel is called the bung, and the hole is called the bung hole.
Each stack of saggars, called a bung, should be set straight and not rock.
Finally he brought out two cents, one of the kind popularly known as bung-towns, which are not generally recognized as true currency.
He has seven 20-meter-high sugar palm trees that he climbs every morning to take the sap of the sugar palm trees and put it in bamboo containers called bung bung.
"That's what I've wanted to do for 50 years," said Lyons, the founder and president of Alltech, after he drove a wood plug, known as a bung, into the first keg.
Fifa insists it is investigating English 'bung' cases
Labour to receive "bung" from Bournemouth Council for Conference at
Money doesn't always buy you influence after all even if the word 'bung' is in your name.