how to pronounce bun


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bun is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of bun in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… egg yolk with a little bun that's just …”

meanings of bun


  1. A cupcake.
  2. A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced.
  3. A Korean unit of length equivalent to about 0.3 cm.
  4. A newbie.
  5. Vagina.
  6. Initialism of blood, urea, nitrogen.
  7. A rabbit or sometimes a squirrel.
  8. A drunken spree.
  9. A buttock.
  10. A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head.
  11. Marijuana cigarette, joint.


  1. To shoot.
  2. To smoke cannabis.


  1. A surname​.

bun frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word bun occurs in english on average 4.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bun can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bun can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to bun


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