Bunch vs Wad - What's the difference?

bunch | wad |

As verbs the difference between bunch and wad

is that bunch is to gather into a bunch while wad is third person singular of.

As a noun bunch

is a group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.
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  • (lb) The peloton; the main group of riders formed during a race.
  • An informal body of friends.
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  • *:“I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch —the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers,, the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  • (lb) A considerable amount.
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  • (lb) An unmentioned amount; a number.
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  • (lb) A group of logs tied together for skidding.
  • An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock.
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  • (lb) The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle.
  • An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added.
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  • A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
  • *(Bible), (w) xxx. 6
  • *:They will carrytheir treasures upon the bunches of camels.
  • Synonyms

    * (group of similar things) cluster, group * (informal body of friends) pack, group, gang, circle * (unusual concentration of ore) ore pocket, pocket, pocket of ore, kidney, nest, nest of ore, ore bunch, bunch of ore

    Derived terms

    * buncha (bunch of)


  • To gather into a bunch.
  • To gather fabric into folds.
  • To form a bunch.
  • To be gathered together in folds
  • To protrude or swell
  • * Woodward
  • Bunching out into a large round knob at one end.


    * (form a bunch) cluster, group

    Derived terms

    * bunch up



    (wikipedia wad)

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete)


    (en noun)
  • An amorphous, compact mass.
  • Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
  • A substantial pile (normally of money).
  • With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
  • A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.
  • (slang) A sandwich.
  • (vulgar, slang) An ejaculate of semen.
  • (mineralogy) Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits.
  • Derived terms

    * (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad

    See also

    * (Wad)


  • To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
  • She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
  • (Ulster) To wager.
  • To insert or force a wad into.
  • to wad a gun
  • To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
  • to wad a cloak


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