Meaning of BURSTING in English



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

The place appears to be ~ with women directors.

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

ADJ: v-link ADJ, usu ADJ with n


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

I was ~ with curiosity.

...a character ~ with energy and vivacity.

ADJ: v-link ADJ with n


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

She was ~ to tell everyone...

ADJ: v-link ADJ to-inf


see also burst

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