[ luhng-ker ]

  1. something unusually large for its kind.

  2. Angling. a very large game fish, especially a bass.

Origin of lunker

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; origin obscure

Words Nearby lunker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lunker in a sentence

  • I got up and walked around the big lunker, trying to look blas.

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