verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of chunk1
verb (used with object) South Midland and Southern U.S.
Origin of chunk2
Examples from the Web for chunk
Most scientists who study the Moon think it formed when a huge impact in the early Solar System broke a chunk of Earth off.
Today, a chunk of the island is owned by Dan Blankenship and his family.Treasure Hunt to Discover Oak Island’s Mysterious Booty|Nina Strochlic|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boosting spending and undoing a chunk of the sequester is likely to have a bigger impact on the still-ailing job market.With the Ryan-Murray Deal, Washington Stops Hurting the Economy|Daniel Gross|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With more episodes on the way, this marks the first time a Netflix Original series is not releasing an entire season in one chunk.Vin Diesel Pays Tribute to Paul Walker, The Kardashians’ Christmas Card Cost $250K|Culture Team|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And with each passing month, hybrids account for a larger and larger (albeit still small) chunk of the marketplace.U.S. Car Fleet Sold in August Most Fuel-Efficient Ever|William O’Connor|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Look at that old oak; be a pretty rich tree-toad that owns that chunk of real estate, hey?Roy Blakeley's Silver Fox Patrol|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
It was set right in the trail and baited with a chunk of pork tied to the muzzle and connected with the trigger by a string.Bears I Have Met--and Others|Allen Kelly
When a fellow charges through hails of bullets, each singing him a lullaby, he never knows what instant one will come 'chunk!'Where the Souls of Men are Calling|Credo Harris
We would go down there and steal a chunk when the cooks were not looking and run like hell.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
Every few feet there was a chunk of something on the cord, apparently bait.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin