bunch - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [singular] informal a group of people

    They’re a lovely bunch who have made me feel welcome.

    The volunteers are a very mixed bunch of people.

    1. a.
      showing disapproval often used in negative contexts, to refer to a group of people that you dislike or regard as stupid, inferior etc

      The article referred to his opponents as “a bunch of hypocrites”.

      What a pathetic bunch of losers!

  2. 2
    [countable] a group of cut flowers that you hold together or that someone has tied together. A bunch of flowers that someone has arranged in an attractive way is called a bouquet.
    1. a.
      a group of bananas, grapes etc that grow together
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    2. b.
      a set of keys that are together on a metal ring
  3. 3


    [plural] British a girl’s or woman’s hairstyle in which the hair is tied together in two parts on either side of her head