gunk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gunk any thick, viscous matter
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Usage

In literature:

Penrod uttered one half-hearted "Gunk" as he turned in at his own gate.
"Penrod and Sam" by Booth Tarkington
But if you gunked it one way, you drew a consolation the other.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Alive or dead, the gunk was the most powerful desiccant I'd ever heard of.
"The Water Eater" by Win Marks
She did not go out with her sister, she stood still in her place, her head gunk on her breast, her arms hanging nerveless by her side.
"Gertrude's Marriage" by W. Heimburg
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In news:

Ten million gallons of toxic gunk trapped in the Brooklyn aquifer is starting to creep toward the surface.
It's a dirty, gunk-filled, watery job.
New insect invader damaging plants, leaving gunk on cars, lawn furniture and in pools.
New rules limiting sand, dirt and other gunk in Montgomery County waterways have caught an improbable violator in its net: the public school system and its 199 campuses.
"When people use the Orabrush, they always talk about how much gunk it pulls off their tongue," Orabrush CEO Jeff Davis said.
Anyone who spends any time in, on or around our tidal ponds has witnessed the periodic algae infestations and the consequent foul odors, slimy beaches, floating gunk in murky waters and distressed ecosystems.
That was until now, because an antibiotic- resistant strand of super gonorrhea is making it's way around, gunking up your junk like only a super STD can do.
My daughter has green and yellow gunk in her nose.
My daughter has had green and yellow gunk in her nose lately.
Learning to love 5.10 in the Gunks.
Then gunk builds up in your sinuses , germs may grow, and you feel, well, hideous.
OCEANSIDE — When sewage flows into the treatment plant in Oceanside, water is separated from the gunk, then pumped into the ocean through an outflow pipe 1.7 miles offshore.
It turns out that passengers spilling soda and coffee "gunked up" the seat locking mechanism over time on certain planes, American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said Friday.
Gunk' affected track on ground that locks seats.
You've probably seen the dozens of ads for cosmetics, creams, ointments and other gunk that promise to make us look better by lightening the dark spots .
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