Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bunting
IPA transcription: [b'ʌntɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bunting
    Meaning: any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America
  • Synonyms: bunting
    Meaning: a loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
Usage examples
  • Then it was delightful to see a lazuli bunting on her nest down another aisle.
  • Examples of all the preceding classes of melodies will be found in the collections of Irish airs by Bunting, Petrie, and Joyce.
  • Mrs. Carleton was in her pleasant sitting-room and declared that she had been wishing for company, and held up some strips of red and white bunting.
  • And in the bitter autumn wind they flutter almost gaily, unceasingly, all these strips of bunting, they wanton in the air, intermingle, and their bright colours shine out more conspicuously.
  • Guns were fired in his honour and the ships made themselves gay with bunting. The town, aroused by all this noise in the harbour, emptied itself upon the jetty, and a vast crowd of men and women of all creeds and nationalities collected there to be present at the coming ashore of the great buccaneer.