Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who bunches.
  • n. Something that bunches or causes to bunch.
  • n. An illegitimate supplier of laboratory animals who obtains the animals by kidnapping pets or illegally trapping strays.
  • n. A ground-based radio transmitter, configured within a system to guide aircraft to their allocated airfields.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which bunches; specifically, an attachment to a mower designed to collect the clover, grass, etc., as fast as it is cut, and to deliver it in regular lots called bunches.

Etymologies

From bunch +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then our box would have to be at a certain "buncher" at a certain time.

    TCapt. Robert Copp

  • Still, she couldn't help but fear the worst: that the kittens had been swept by a "buncher" an underground pet-gatherer who takes advantage of "free to a good home" animal giveaways and then passes the pets on to laboratories for animal testing.

    NY Post: News

  • Clearing with a feller buncher and getting the tops out for chips is the way to go.

    Habitat in the Making

  • They were saved from the chainsaw, feller buncher and D6 Dozer by the courts -- and now President Obama has moved to safeguard them permanently.

    Carl Pope: The Best and Worst of Times

  • I know enough anyway to know when Pa ain't going to be no mark for a buncher questions, but it's got me going.

    William Adolphus Turnpike

  • A stout, unstayed buncher filled a long-felt want by flinging open a window.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • Her eyes drew out of the dusk, turned upon the small figure at her side: the little girl he had been fond of, her father's three years 'buncher.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • Cally saw that the small three-years 'buncher, through politeness or otherwise, was speaking without reference to the truth.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • And one sultry night in mid-July, the little buncher seemed able to talk of nothing but the astonishing suit Jem Noonan had just obtained at the One-Price Outfitting Company for the somewhat laughable sum of $7.90.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • And in one of the pigeonholes there lay, sure enough, a note; not, indeed, from a mustached count with a neyeglass, but from one who perhaps seemed not less of the purple to the fevered little buncher.

    V. V.'s Eyes

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