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Bustle meaning

bustle - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. To move noisily; to be rudely active; to move in a way to cause agitation or disturbance; as, to bustle through a crowd.
  2. 2. Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement.
  3. 3. A kind of pad or cushion worn on the back below the waist, by women, to give fullness to the skirts; - called also bishop, and tournure.
  4. 4. A state of activity; a stir.
  5. 5. To be busy, active.

bustle - examples of usage

  1. At an early hour this morning, the Hall was in a bustle preparing for the sport of the day. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. I slept rather late the next morning, and was awakened by some stir and bustle in the house, which I could not at first comprehend; until getting more awake, I found there was a mail- coach starting from the door. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. New York does not for a moment compare with Chicago in the roar and bustle and bewilderment, of its street life. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
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