Definition of bunce in English:



mass nounBritish
  • Money or profit gained by someone.

    ‘they can turn their hand to many jobs as long as there's a bit of bunce in it’
    • ‘Let's hope the Spearmint Rhino Club appeals and she is stripped of her bucketful of bunce.’
    • ‘Dmgt is paying big bunce to get into an online recruitment market currently worth £100m a year, around seven per cent of the UK's entire recruitment advertising.’
    • ‘Again, while its only right that the Child win some sort of award, it's curious that this is the one that they've given Beyonce the bunce for.’
    • ‘We did that once, lost all our bunce.’
    profit, earnings, income, advantage, benefit, reward, emolument, yield, return, winnings, receipts, proceeds, dividend, interest, percentage, takings
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Early 18th century: of unknown origin.