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Bunt - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bunt' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bunt [ n.]
- A fungus (Ustilago foetida) which affects the ear of cereals, filling the grains with a fetid dust; -- also called pepperbrand.
- The middle part, cavity, or belly of a sail; the part of a furled sail which is at the center of the yard.
2 . Bunt [ v. i.]
- To swell out; as, the sail bunts.
3 . Bunt [ v. t. & i.]
- To strike or push with the horns or head; to butt; as, the ram bunted the boy.

Meaning of 'Bunt' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bunt [ v]
Meaning (1):
- to strike, thrust or shove against
Example in sentence:
  • He butted his sister out of the way;
  • The goat butted the hiker with his horns