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Definition of bun noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bun

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//bʌn//
     
     
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  1. 1 [countable] a small, round, flat type of bread a hamburger bun compare roll
  2. 2 [countable] a small, round, sweet cake a cinnamon bun a sticky bun see also hot cross bun
  3. 3[countable] long hair that has been twisted into a round shape and is worn on top, or at the back of the head She wore her hair in a bun.
  4. 4 buns [plural] (informal) the two sides of a person's bottom
  5. Idioms
    have a bun in the oven (informal) (humorous)
     
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    to be pregnant
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