Definition of Bunch up

1. Verb. Form into a bunch. "The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom"

Exact synonyms: Bunch, Bunch Together
Generic synonyms: Clump, Cluster, Constellate, Flock
Derivative terms: Bunch



2. Verb. Gather or cause to gather into a cluster. "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
Exact synonyms: Bunch, Bundle, Clump, Cluster
Generic synonyms: Form
Specialized synonyms: Agglomerate
Derivative terms: Bunch, Bundle, Bundle, Clump, Cluster, Clustering

Definition of Bunch up

1. Verb. To come or gather together. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bunch Up

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bun stock
buna
buna rubber
bunaftine
bunamidine hydrochloride
bunas
bunazosin
bunce
bunced
bunces
bunch
bunch of fives
bunch together
bunch up (current term)
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bunching

Literary usage of Bunch up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"Wot d' ye say t' a bunch-up o' the two firms! GRISWOLD. Bunch-up Î REGAN. Sure! Take hold good an' hard, spit on 'cm, ..."

2. Tiw: Or, A View of the Roots and Stems of the English as a Teutonic Tongue by William Barnes (1862)
"BODGE, m. to bunch up. Badger, from the bag or pouch beneath the tail ? BADGER, n. a seller of meal or corn, in bags, on horseback. ..."

3. Echoes from Dartmouth: A Collection of Poems, Stories, and Historical by Herbert Jackson Hapgood, Craven Laycock (1895)
"bunch up, fellows, for a shout! Yell it out! ... bunch up, fellows! Yell with me For Dartmouth : One, two, three! ... bunch up, fellows, more and more! ..."

4. Songs of the Cowboys by Nathan Howard Thorp (1921)
"... My horse is leg-weary and I'm awful tired, But if you get away I'm sure to get fired, — bunch up, little dogies, bunch up. Oh, say, little dogies, ..."

5. Songs of the Cowboys by Nathan Howard Thorp (1921)
"... My horse is leg-weary and I'm awful tired, But if you get away I'm sure to get fired, — bunch up, little dogies, bunch up. Oh, say, little dogies, ..."

6. Lost Maramech and Earliest Chicago: A History of the Foxes and of Their by John [Fletcher] Stewart (1903)
"'bunch up! bunch up! The best part of the song is yet to come!' This he said and kept singing as he untied the string of his bow and made a slip-noose to ..."

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