Meaning of BUSTLE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ bʌs(ə)l ]

( bustles, bustling, bustled)


If someone bustles somewhere, they move there in a hurried way, often because they are very busy.

She bustled about, turning on lights, moving pillows around on the sofa.

VERB : V prep / adv


A place that is bustling with people or activity is full of people who are very busy or lively.

The sidewalks are bustling with people...

The main attraction was the bustling market.

VERB : V with n , V-ing


Bustle is busy, noisy activity.

...the hustle and bustle of modern life...

N-UNCOUNT : oft N of n

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