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English definition of “bung”

bung

noun [C] uk   /bʌŋ/ UK informal us  

bung noun [C] (CLOSING DEVICE)

(usually US stopper) a round piece of rubber, wood, etc. that is used to close the hole in a container

bung noun [C] (MONEY)

a payment made to someone to persuade them to do something, usually something dishonest: Of course both the politicians denied taking bungs.

bung

verb [T + adv/prep] uk   /bʌŋ/ mainly UK informal us  
to put something somewhere in a careless way: "Where shall I put my coat?" "Oh, bung it anywhere."
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