Chunk definition

chŭngk
(informal) A substantial amount.

Won quite a chunk of money.

noun
9
3
A thick mass or piece.

A chunk of ice.

noun
7
2
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.

noun
6
2
To form into chunks.
verb
5
2
A short, thick piece, as of meat or wood.
noun
5
2
Advertisement
To form into a chunk or chunks.
verb
3
0
To make a dull clacking sound.

Listened to the rundown copier chunk along.

verb
3
1
A considerable portion.
noun
2
0
A part of something that has been separated.

The statue broke into chunks.

noun
2
0
(computing) A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
noun
2
0
Advertisement
(slang, chiefly Southern US) To throw.
verb
1
0
A strong stocky horse.
noun
2
2
A stocky animal, esp. a horse.
noun
1
1
To assmble into a group or groups.
verb
1
1
A representative of a substance at large, often large and irregular.

A chunk of granite.

noun
1
1
Advertisement
To break into large pieces or chunks.
verb
1
1

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
chunk
Plural:
chunks

Origin of chunk

  • Perhaps variant of chuck

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Variant of chuck.

    From Wiktionary