Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bustle
IPA transcription: [b'ʌsəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir
    Meaning: a rapid active commotion
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bustle, bustle_about, hustle
    Meaning: move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"
Usage examples
  • What a bustle!
  • If you bustle me, I'll keep going on for ever.
  • Here, to my great pleasure, all was life and bustle.
  • Bowers is splendid, full of energy and bustle all the time.
  • It is customary to complain of the bustle and strenuousness of our epoch.
  • The whole encampment, in a moment, became a scene of the most violent bustle and commotion.
  • There was no such thing as bustle and confusion in a household organized like that of Mr. Dunbar.
  • The ship was crowded with passengers, and every thing was in the bustle attendant upon making sail.
  • Very few people, and almost no stewardesses, either actually bustle in or really enjoy one point five gees.
  • You won't be able to get much out of him,--he's too far gone, and I shouldn't bustle him, but get what you can.'