- 1 [countable] bunch of something a number of things of the same type which are growing or fastened together a bunch of bananas, grapes, etc. a bunch of keys She picked me a bunch of flowers.
- 2[singular] a bunch (of something) (informal, especially North American English) a large amount of something; a large number of things or people I have a whole bunch of stuff to do this morning.
- 3[singular] (informal) a group of people The people that I work with are a great bunch.
- 4bunches [plural] (British English) long hair that is divided in two and tied at each side of the head She wore her hair in bunches. See related entries: Describing hair Word Origin late Middle English: of unknown origin.Extra examples She put all the flowers together in one big bunch. They are a bunch of amateurs. a bunch of idiots/morons/jerks/losers He’s been hanging out with a bunch of yobs and hooligans. The members were a genuinely friendly and open bunch. They’re a lovely bunch of youngsters. a bunch of flowers/grapes/bananasIdioms
(informal) a person or thing that is a little better than the rest of a group, although none are very good the best out of a group of people or things