- The definition of a bunch is a cluster, collection or group of something gathered together.
An example of a bunch is a group of flowers tied together.
- Bunch means to form, collect or gather up into a mass.
An example of bunch is to gather a group of flowers and tie them together with a ribbon.
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- a cluster or tuft of things growing together: a bunch of grapes
- a collection of things of the same kind fastened or grouped together, or regarded as belonging together: a bunch of keys
- Informal a group of people, esp. of the same kind
- Obsolete a hump or protuberance
Origin: Middle English bonche, bundle, hump ; from Old French (Walloon) bouge ; from Flemish boudje, diminutive of boud, bundle
- to form or collect into a bunch or bunches; gather together in a mass: often with up
- to gather into loose folds or wads, as a dress, skirt, etc.
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- a. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump: a bunch of grapes; grass growing in bunches.b. A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together: a bunch of keys on a ring; people standing around in bunches.
- Informal A group of people usually having a common interest or association: My brother and his bunch are basketball fanatics.
- Informal A considerable number or amount; a lot: a bunch of trouble; a whole bunch of food.
- A small lump or swelling; a bump.
- To gather or form into a cluster: bunched my fingers into a fist.
- To gather together into a group.
- To gather (fabric) into folds.
- To form a cluster or group: runners bunching up at the starting line.
- To be gathered together in folds, as fabric.
- To swell; protrude.
Origin: Middle English bonche, probably from Flemish bondje, diminutive of bont, bundle, from Middle Dutch; see bundle.
- bunchˈi·ness noun
- bunchˈy adjective
bunch - Business Definition
bunch - Computer Definition
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