- bunk off
- vbBritishto play truant or absent oneself. A term now heard mainly among schoolchil-dren, bunk off is a variant of 'do a bunk' which has been a common expression since the 19th century. There is no con-nection with bunk bed, but rather with the sense of bunk (like 'bung') meaning 'to hoist or toss'.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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Bunk Off — is episode 2 of E4 s The Inbetweeners . It originally aired on May 1, 2008 the same day that First Day aired on E4.PlotThe boys bunk off from college. They get served for alcohol and get drunk around Neil s house. His father catches them and… … Wikipedia
bunk off — verb play truant from work or school The boy often plays hooky • Syn: ↑play hooky • Usage Domain: ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
bunk off — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms bunk off : present tense I/you/we/they bunk off he/she/it bunks off present participle bunking off past tense bunked off past participle bunked off British informal bunk off something to not go to … English dictionary
bunk off — PHRASAL VERB If you bunk off from school or work, you leave without permission and do something else. [BRIT, INFORMAL] [V P n] We thought nothing of bunking off school and travelling 100 miles to find this or that record. [Also V P] Syn: play… … English dictionary
bunk off — phr verb Bunk off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑school … Collocations dictionary
bunk off — Brit. informal abscond from school or work. → bunk … English new terms dictionary
bunk off — verb To play truant Syn: skive … Wiktionary
bunk off — Verb. To shirk one s duties. A common adolescent s term for avoiding school lessons … English slang and colloquialisms
bunk off school — ˌbunk ˈoff | ˌbunk off ˈschool/ˈwork derived (BrE, informal) to stay away from school or work when you should be there; to leave school or work early Syn: ↑skive, Syn: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
bunk off work — ˌbunk ˈoff | ˌbunk off ˈschool/ˈwork derived (BrE, informal) to stay away from school or work when you should be there; to leave school or work early Syn: ↑skive, Syn: ↑ … Useful english dictionary