August 15, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
chunk /ˈtʃʌŋk/ noun
chunk
/ˈtʃʌŋk/
noun

plural chunks

Chunks of pineapple
Chunks of pineapple
Learner's definition of CHUNK

[count]

1 : a thick piece of something

  • She cut the fruit into large chunks.

  • chunks of meat/ice/wood/pineapple

2 somewhat informal : a large amount or part of something

  • She spends a good chunk of her day on the phone.

  • He devoted a large chunk of time to the project.

  • (US) He spent a big/hefty chunk of change [=a lot of money] on that car.

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