Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trunk

5 senses of trunk

Sense 1
trunk, tree trunk, bole -- (the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber)
       => stalk, stem -- (a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ)

Sense 2
trunk -- (luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage)
       => baggage, luggage -- (cases used to carry belongings when traveling)

Sense 3
torso, trunk, body -- (the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 4
luggage compartment, automobile trunk, trunk -- (compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools; "he put his golf bag in the trunk")
       => compartment -- (a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area)

Sense 5
proboscis, trunk -- (a long flexible snout as of an elephant)
       => snout, neb -- (a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose)

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