Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

Tunker

[tuhng-ker] /ˈtʌŋ kər/
noun
1.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Tunker
Historical Examples
  • The Tunker was a middle-aged man of probably forty-five or more years.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • My reader may not know who a Tunker was, as our wandering schoolmaster was called.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The Tunker says that I must forswear myself to become a Christian.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The old Tunker, as I live, come again, and brought his Indian boy with him!

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • "I wish to hear the poem that has so moved you," said the Tunker.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The character of the Dunkard, or Tunker, as a wandering school-master, may be new to many readers.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The Tunker lifted his hand and said grace, after which the family sat down to the table.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • A beautiful evening followed the tempest gust, and the Lincolns and the old Tunker sat down to a humble meal.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The full glory of a spring day in Indiana shone over the vast forests, as the Tunker rose to speak under the great trees.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • Thomas Lincoln took up a large wooden fire-shovel, and held it before the eyes of the Tunker.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth

Word of the Day

Nearby words for tunker

Word Value for Tunker

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends