bunce unce n. a sudden unexpected piece of good fortune.

Syn: windfall, gravy, godsend. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bunce — is an English surname used by:*Che Bunce, an ex New Zealand All White (national representative soccer player). *Frank Bunce, an ex New Zealand All Black (national representative rugby player).In fiction: *Bunce is one of the surnames of hobbits… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunce — ist der Name folgender Personen: Che Bunce (* 1975), neuseeländischer Fußballspieler Stuart Bunce (* 1971), britischer Filmschauspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bunce — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Bunce est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Che Bunce (1975 ), footballeur néo zélandais ; Frank Bunce (1962 ), joueur de rugby… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bunce — This unusual and interesting surname is of Old French and Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible sources, each with its own derivation and meaning. Firstly, it may be Norman French, and derives from a nickname for a good person, from the Old… …   Surnames reference

  • bunce — n British money or profit. A word dating from the 19th century and almost obsolete by the 1960s, except among street traders and the London underworld. In the late 1980s the word was revived by middle class users such as alternative comedi ans in …   Contemporary slang

  • Bunce —    Land so called in the parish of St. Peter the Less, which Wm. de Ver, Bishop of Hereford, held and gave to the Convent of St. Osith s, 1192 (Ane. Deeds, A. 2383).    Not further identified …   Dictionary of London

  • bunce — n. bonanza, something which brings rich rewards, sudden occurrence that brings good fortune; windfall, unexpected good fortune, godsend; money (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bunce — noun Brit. informal money or profit gained by someone. Origin C18: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • bunce — Noun. Money …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Bunce — /bʌns/ (say buns) noun Daniel, 1813–72, Australian botanist and explorer, born in England; member of the Leichhardt expedition of 1846–47 …   Australian English dictionary

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