5 letter words starting with GUN

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words starting with GUN in English

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Common 5 letter words starting with GUN with meaning

Here is the requested information on the word "gunny": gunny

Part of Speech: noun, adjective

Definition: a coarse, heavy fabric made of jute, hemp, or a similar fiber, used especially for bags or sacks; resembling or made of gunny

Pronunciations: US: /ˈɡʌni/, UK: /ˈɡʌni/

Origin and Usage: The word "gunny" originated in the mid-18th century from the Hindi word "goni," meaning sack. It is commonly used in the United States and the United Kingdom to refer to a type of coarse fabric made from jute or hemp fibers. The fabric is often used for making bags or sacks for storing various materials, including produce, grains, and other dry goods.

Synonyms: burlap, hessian, jute, sackcloth

Related Words: jute, sack, burlap

Example Sentences:

  • The farmer used a gunny sack to store his potatoes.
  • The gunny fabric was too rough for her delicate skin.
  • He wrapped the package in a piece of gunny cloth.