bunk off


bunk off
phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "bunk off":
present tense I/you/we/they bunk off he/she/it bunks off present participle bunking off past tense bunked off past participle bunked off British informal
bunk off something to not go to school or work when you do not have a good reason for staying away

Lee's been suspended for bunking off school.


English dictionary. 2014.

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