NounBun (plural Buns)
- A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced.
- A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head.
- (slang, UK) A drunken spree.
- (Internet, slang) A newbie.
Adjectives for Bun
delectable; indigestible; round; flat; plump.
- (hairstyle): French roll
Danish, Danish pastry, English muffin, Parker House roll, Yorkshire pudding, bagel, bialy, bialystoker, braid, chignon, clover-leaf roll, coffee cake, coil, crescent roll, croissant, cross bun, crumpet, cue, gem, hard roll, hot cross bun, kaiser roll, knot, muffin, onion roll, pigtail, pinwheel roll, plait, popover, queue, rattail, roll, scone, soft roll, tail, topknot, twist
- IPA: /bʌn/
- Rhymes: -ʌn
Middle English bunne (“wheat cake, bun”), from Anglo-Norman bugne (“bump on the head; fritter”), from Frankish *bungo (“lump, clump”) (compare Dutch bonk (“clump, clot, cluster of fruits”)), from Proto-Germanic *bunkōn, *bungōn. More at bunch.
Bun m. (feminine bune)
- good (positive)
- IPA: [bˠʊn̪ˠ]
- First declension
Forms with the definite article:
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Bun (hiragana ぶん)
From Latin bonus.
Either from the above word or from a Latin *avunus, ultimately from the same Indo-European root as avus. (Cf. the diminutive avunculus, avonculus), probably influenced by or confused with bonus. Cf. also Calabrian and Piedmontese bona ("grandmother") .
- (uncommon) grandfather
- IPA: [b̊un]
- bun-os-cionn - upside down
- bun-reachd - constitution (politics)
- bun-sgoil - primary school
- dèan bun no bàrr - make head or tail