- a small roll made of bread dough, sometimes sweetened or spiced or containing raisins, etc.
- hair worn in a roll or knot
Origin of bunMiddle English bunne, wheat cake, bun, probably ; from Old French buigne, a boil, swelling (from source French beigne, fruit fritter) ; from Gaulish an unverified form bunia
Origin of bunprobably contr. ; from informal (Scot) bung, drunk (short for bung-full, filled to the bung)
get a bun on
Origin of bunOrigin unknown.
- a. An unsweetened round or oblong roll, used especially to hold a hamburger patty or a hot dog.b. A small sweetened roll, often spiced or containing dried fruit.
- A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head.
Origin of bunMiddle English bunne, probably from Old French bugne, boil, of Celtic origin.