American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A large piece; a chunk: a hunk of fresh bread.
- n. Slang A sexually attractive man with a well-developed physique.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large lump, piece, or slice; a hunch.
- n. A sluttish, indolent woman.
- n. In tag and other games, the goal; home: as, to reach hunk; to be on hunk.
- On hunk; at the goal.
- Hence, used adjectively
- In good or satisfactory position or condition; all right: as, I'm all hunk. Also hunky.
- n. A large or dense piece of something.
- n. informal A sexually attractive boy or man, especially one who is muscular.
- n. computing A record of differences between almost contiguous portions of two files (or other sources of information). Differences that are widely separated by areas which are identical in both files would not be part of a single hunk. Differences that are separated by small regions which are identical in both files may comprise a single hunk. Patches are made up of hunks.
- n. US, slang A honyock.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. colloq. A large lump or piece; a hunch.
- n. a sexually attractive, well-built man.
- n. a large piece of something without definite shape
- n. a well-built sexually attractive man
- Probably Dutch hunke, 1813. The sense of an attractive man is recorded in Australian slang in 1941, in jive talk in 1945. (Wiktionary)
- Perhaps from Flemish hunke, a piece of food. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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