bunch

[ buhnch ]
/ bʌntʃ /

noun

verb (used with object)

to group together; make a bunch of.

verb (used without object)

to gather into a cluster; gather together.
(of fabric or clothing) to gather into folds (often followed by up).

Origin of bunch

1275–1325; Middle English bunche; of uncertain origin

OTHER WORDS FROM bunch

un·bunched, adjective

synonym study for bunch

1, 2. See bundle.
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British Dictionary definitions for bunches (1 of 2)

bunches
/ (ˈbʌntʃɪz) /

pl n

British a hairstyle in which hair is tied into two sections on either side of the head at the back

British Dictionary definitions for bunches (2 of 2)

bunch
/ (bʌntʃ) /

noun

a number of things growing, fastened, or grouped togethera bunch of grapes; a bunch of keys
a collection; groupa bunch of queries
informal a group or companya bunch of boys
archaic a protuberance

verb

(sometimes foll by up) to group or be grouped into a bunch
See also bunches

Word Origin for bunch

C14: of obscure origin
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