AskDefine | Define chunk

Dictionary Definition

chunk n : a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder" [syn: ball, clod, glob, lump, clump]


1 put together indiscriminately; "lump together all the applicants" [syn: lump]
2 group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side [syn: collocate, lump]

User Contributed Dictionary



Variant of chuck.


  • /ʧʌŋk/, /tSVNk/
  • Rhymes with: -ʌŋk


  1. A part of something that has been separated, often large pieces.
    The statue broke into chunks.
  2. A representative of a substance at large, often large and irregular.
    A chunk of granite



  1. To break into large pieces or chunks.
  2. esp. is southern U.S., to throw

See also

Extensive Definition

Chunk or chunky may refer to:

See also

  • Chunking, for meanings where the word Chunk is used as a verb

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