Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having or being like a bunch or hunch; having knobs or protuberances: as, “an unshapen bunchy spear,”
  • Growing or existing in bunches; having or formed of bunches: as, “his bunchy tail,”
  • Specifically In mining, said of a lode when the ore is irregularly distributed through it in small masses or “pockets.”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Swelling out in bunches.
  • adjective Growing in bunches, or resembling a bunch; having tufts.
  • adjective (Mining) Yielding irregularly; sometimes rich, sometimes poor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having, or growing in bunches

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective occurring close together in bunches or clusters

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • His figure is undecided, but might be called bunchy in places.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

  • The latter appendage, short and "bunchy", ended abruptly, as if either cut off or "driven in" -- adding to the uncouth appearance of the animal.

    The Boy Slaves

  • The so-called bunchy top symptom is often caused by thrips and/or a fungus. "

    8: Plant protection and pest control

  • Diana's dress, a bunchy gown that was panned by fashionistas, was nonetheless widely copied.

    Royals' Dress Mystery

  • Good, bad, or meaningless, there it will be: bunchy with fat or sagging from the bone, fading, freckling, wrinkling, and drooping so long as flesh endures.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • Good, bad, or meaningless, there it will be: bunchy with fat or sagging from the bone, fading, freckling, wrinkling, and drooping so long as flesh endures.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • Good, bad, or meaningless, there it will be: bunchy with fat or sagging from the bone, fading, freckling, wrinkling, and drooping so long as flesh endures.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • Cel, I wondered about the bunchy-sleeve issue myself, but these are non-bunchy.

    Meet My New Friend, Heidi - A Dress A Day

  • Weirdly, given the vile racist that he is, the Blogging Tory known as "Raphael Alexander" gets all panty-bunchy about foreigners having abortions:

    And the mask slips a little bit more.

  • Unfortunately, the neck is too low, and the soft pleats, when made in denim, stick out in a bunchy and annoying way.

    An Interesting Failure - A Dress A Day

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.