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Definition of bung verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bung

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bʌŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌŋ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bung
BrE BrE//bʌŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌŋ//
 
he / she / it bungs
BrE BrE//bʌŋz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌŋz//
 
past simple bunged
BrE BrE//bʌŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌŋd//
 
past participle bunged
BrE BrE//bʌŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌŋd//
 
-ing form bunging
BrE BrE//ˈbʌŋɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌŋɪŋ//
 
 
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bung something + adv./prep. (British English, informal) to put or throw something somewhere, carelessly and quickly Bung this in the bin, can you? Word Originverb early 19th cent.: symbolic; the noun sense dates from the 1950s. Phrasal Verbsbung something up (with something)

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