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

 

bunch

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bʌntʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌntʃ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bunch
BrE BrE//bʌntʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌntʃ//
 
he / she / it bunches
BrE BrE//ˈbʌntʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌntʃɪz//
 
past simple bunched
BrE BrE//bʌntʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌntʃt//
 
past participle bunched
BrE BrE//bʌntʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bʌntʃt//
 
-ing form bunching
BrE BrE//ˈbʌntʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌntʃɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] to become tight or to form tight folds; to make something do this His muscles bunched under his shirt. bunch (something) up Her skirt had bunched up round her waist. bunch something His forehead was bunched in a frown. Word Origin late Middle English: of unknown origin. Phrasal Verbsbunch up
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bunch