- a handsome man with a well-developed physique.
- a large or fat person.
Origin of hunk
Examples from the Web for hunk
GERARD BUTLER The Scottish hunk is—surprisingly—leaning towards “NO” when it comes to Scottish independence.Celebs Pick Sides on Scotland Referendum: Sean Connery, Andy Murray, Prince Harry, and More|Marlow Stern|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does this hunk of glass make up for his untenable relationships?And The Escort of The Year Is… Backstage at The Sex Oscars|Scott Bixby|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his childhood, he was put in a hospital for the criminally insane after biting a hunk of flesh out of his 9-month-old sister.'Criminal Minds'' 7 Most Crazed Killers: From Human Marionettes to "The Reaper"|Kelsey Meany|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Could a hunk of crystal really be the oldest thing on Earth?Space Bling: From Diamond Planets to Crystal Oceans to Precious Moon Jewels|Alexa Valiente, Jaewon Kang|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along.
"Danged if I can make out what this hunk of raw beef is put here for," soliloquized the visitor.A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
I merely took a hunk of what was supplied, set my teeth into it, and pulled.An American Idyll|Cornelia Stratton Parker
William merely looked at him coldly over a hunk of bread and butter.Just William|Richmal Crompton
Meanwhile some one must have entered the room, for I saw on a table a hunk of new bread and a bottle of water.The Three Eyes|Maurice Leblanc
An' he rotch' down an' rotch' down an' tek' hold of a likely appearin' hunk o' wood whut right dar.Humorous Ghost Stories|Dorothy Scarborough
Word Origin for hunk
1813, "large piece cut off," possibly from West Flemish hunke (used of bread and meat), which is perhaps related to Dutch homp "lump, hump." Meaning "attractive, sexually appealing man" is first attested 1945 in jive talk (in Australian slang, it is recorded from 1941).