1. A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
They will carry . . . their treasures upon the bunches of camels. --Isa. xxx. 6.
2. A collection, cluster, or tuft, properly of things of the same kind, growing or fastened together; as, a bunch of grapes; a bunch of keys.
3. Mining A small isolated mass of ore, as distinguished from a continuous vein.
Bunch, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bunched p. pr. & vb. n. Bunching.] To swell out into a bunch or protuberance; to be protuberant or round.
Bunching out into a large round knob at one end. --Woodward.
Bunch, v. t. To form into a bunch or bunches.
n 1: a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of
trees"; "a cluster of admirers" [syn: clump, cluster,
2: an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the
same crowd" [syn: crowd, crew, gang]
3: any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole
caboodle" [syn: lot, caboodle]
v 1: form into a bunch; "The frightened children bunched together
in the corner of the classroom" [syn: bunch together,
2: gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her
fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the
registration desk" [syn: bunch up, bundle, cluster,
(1.) A bundle of twigs (Ex. 12:22). (2.) Bunch or cake of
raisins (2 Sam. 16:1). (3.) The "bunch of a camel" (Isa. 30:6).