Meaning of TRUNK in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ trʌŋk ]
The trunk of a tree is the large main stem from which the branches grow.
...the gnarled trunk of a birch tree.
N-COUNT : usu N of n , n N
A trunk is a large, strong case or box used for storing things or for taking on a journey.
An elephant’s trunk is its very long nose that it uses to lift food and water to its mouth.
N-COUNT : usu with poss
The trunk of a car is a covered space at the back or front in which you put luggage or other things. ( AM; in BRIT, use boot )
Trunks are shorts that a man wears when he goes swimming.
= swimming trunks
Your trunk is the central part of your body, from your neck to your waist. ( FORMAL )
N-COUNT : usu sing
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006