how to pronounce bung


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bung is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of bung


  1. A bribe.
  2. A cecum or anus, especially of a slaughter animal.
  3. A purse.
  4. A stopper, alternative to a cork, often made of rubber used to prevent fluid passing through the neck of a bottle, vat, a hole in a vessel etc.
  5. A sharper or pickpocket.
  6. The orifice in the bilge of a cask through which it is filled; bunghole.


  1. To put or throw somewhere without care; to chuck.
  2. To plug, as with a bung.
  3. To batter, bruise; to cause to bulge or swell.
  4. To pass a bribe.


  1. Broken, not in working order.

bung frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bung occurs in english on average 0.5 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 bung 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 bung can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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