Chunk meaning

chŭngk
The definition of a chunk is a thick or large piece of something.

An example of a chunk is a large piece of chocolate in a cookie.

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A thick mass or piece.

A chunk of ice.

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A substantial amount.

Won quite a chunk of money.

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A strong stocky horse.
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To form into chunks.
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To make a dull clacking sound.

Listened to the rundown copier chunk along.

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A short, thick piece, as of meat or wood.
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A considerable portion.
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A stocky animal, esp. a horse.
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To form into a chunk or chunks.
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To assmble into a group or groups.
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A part of something that has been separated.

The statue broke into chunks.

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A representative of a substance at large, often large and irregular.

A chunk of granite.

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(computing) A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
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To break into large pieces or chunks.
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(slang, chiefly Southern US) To throw.
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Origin of chunk

  • Perhaps variant of chuck
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Variant of chuck.
    From Wiktionary