chunk noun

ADJ. big, great, huge, large, sizeable, substantial He bit a great chunk out of the apple. This one project has taken a substantial chunk of our budget. | bite-size/bite-sized, manageable He cut the food up into bite-size chunks. (figurative) The listening texts consist of short, bite-sized chunks which are accessible to beginners. | pineapple a tin of pineapple chunks

VERB + CHUNK cut sth (up) into

PREP. in a/the ~ I bought the cheese in one big chunk. | ~ of a huge chunk of meat/rock/text