Meaning of BUNDLE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ bʌnd(ə)l ]

( bundles, bundling, bundled)


A bundle of things is a number of them that are tied together or wrapped in a cloth or bag so that they can be carried or stored.

He gathered the bundles of clothing into his arms...

I have about 20 year’s magazines tied up in bundles.

N-COUNT : oft N of n


If you describe someone as, for example, a bundle of fun, you are emphasizing that they are full of fun. If you describe someone as a bundle of nerves, you are emphasizing that they are very nervous.

I remember Mickey as a bundle of fun, great to have around...

Life at high school wasn’t a bundle of laughs, either...

N-SING : a N of n [ emphasis ]


If you refer to a bundle of things, you are emphasizing that there is a wide range of them.

The profession offers a bundle of benefits, not least of which is extensive training.

= package

N-COUNT : N of n [ emphasis ]


If someone is bundled somewhere, someone pushes them there in a rough and hurried way.

He was bundled into a car and driven 50 miles to a police station...

VERB : be V-ed prep / adv , also V n prep / adv


To bundle software means to sell it together with a computer, or with other hardware or software, as part of a set. ( COMPUTING )

It’s cheaper to buy software bundled with a PC than separately.

VERB : V-ed

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