Meaning of BURSTING in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ bɜ:(r)stɪŋ ]


If a place is bursting with people or things, it is full of them.

The place appears to be bursting with women directors.

...a terraced vegetable garden, bursting with produce.

ADJ : v-link ADJ , usu ADJ with n


If you say that someone is bursting with a feeling or quality, you mean that they have a great deal of it.

I was bursting with curiosity.

...a character bursting with energy and vivacity.

ADJ : v-link ADJ with n


If you are bursting to do something, you are very eager to do it. ( INFORMAL )

She was bursting to tell everyone...

ADJ : v-link ADJ to-inf


see also burst

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