or bunk-room

[ buhngk-room ‐room ]

  1. temporary sleeping quarters, especially for travelers.

Origin of bunkroom

1845–50; bunk1 + room

Words Nearby bunkroom

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How to use bunkroom in a sentence

  • He got up, and his movements about the bunkroom aroused his chums.

  • He stared at the whitewashed wall of the bunkroom, visioning his possible future domicile.

    The Long Dim Trail | Forrestine C. Hooker
  • In the long bunkroom some water had entered with the rising tide and they found the lower side a miniature lake.

    The Black Buccaneer | Stephen W. Meader
  • Hank Leeming, their security officer roommate, came into the bunkroom in time to hear Rick's last comment.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery | Harold Leland Goodwin
  • MacReidie said the duffelbag broke loose and floated into the middle of the bunkroom during acceleration.

    The Stoker and the Stars | Algirdas Jonas Budrys (AKA John A. Sentry)