[ buhng-kee ]


, Slang.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bunkie1

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; bunk 1 + -ie

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Example Sentences

They share the news with their bunkies, their bunkies call their families and tell them to download the app.

From Ozy

Bunkie, Louisiana itself was split in half by a railroad track, with black and whites living on either side.

In Bunkie, Eakin also arranged concerts in the local auditorium.

A similar dwelling, “The Bunkie”, meant to serve as a guesthouse or office, recently started taking orders.

"I've heard the news, old bunkie," cried Terry, coming forward as soon as he saw his comrade's eyes open.

This conclusion was justified when he asked his wretched "bunkie" if he had observed him leaving the room during the night.

One of the men told how his bunkie at Base Six in Bordeaux had died of heart failure when under ether.

When night came on my bunkie and I, along with others, spread our blankets on the hurricane deck back of the smokestacks.

For this purpose I provided myself with a small hatchet, and to even up loads my bunkie carried a frying pan for our use.


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