(to do a) bunk
• to make an escape, leave rapidly. eg. "Once Fred er'd the filth were onto him he dun a bunk".

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  • do a bunk — british informal phrase to leave suddenly without telling anyone where you are going His dad did a bunk when he was three. Thesaurus: to leave a place or person quickly or suddenlysynonym Main entry: bunk * * * do a bunk …   Useful english dictionary

  • do a bunk —    to urinate    Literally, to depart quickly. There are numerous slang and dialect phrases meaning to urinate or to defecate which employ the verb to do. I have listed many, slash for example, under the noun, because slashes etc. are had, done,… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Do a bunk — run away; take flight (19th C. British slang; perhaps referring to an escape made by taking a bunk on a ship) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • do a bunk — Australian Slang run away; take flight (19th C. British slang; perhaps referring to an escape made by taking a bunk on a ship) …   English dialects glossary

  • do a bunk — Vrb phrs. To leave hurriedly, escape. E.g. He did a bunk, out of the bedroom window, when his parents came home unexpectedly …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • do a bunk — British informal to leave suddenly without telling anyone where you are going His dad did a bunk when he was three …   English dictionary

  • do a bunk/flit — Everyday English Slang in Ireland v sneak off, usually to avoid paying a bill, the rent, etc …   English dialects glossary

  • do a bunk — verb To escape or flee under incriminating circumstances …   Wiktionary

  • bunk — n. (slang) (BE) to do a bunk ( to disappear ) * * * [bʌŋk] (slang) (BE) to do a bunk ( to disappear ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bunk — Ⅰ. bunk [1] ► NOUN ▪ a narrow shelf like bed. ► VERB chiefly N. Amer. ▪ sleep in a bunk or improvised bed in shared quarters. ORIGIN of unknown origin; perhaps related to BUNKER(Cf. ↑bunker). Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

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