HyperDic: bustle

English > 3 senses of the word bustle:
NOUNactbustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stira rapid active commotion
artifactbustlea framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt
VERBmotionbustle, bustle about, hustlemove or cause to move energetically or busily
bustle > pronunciation
Soundsbah'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > bustle: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA rapid active commotion.
Synonymshustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir
Broadercommotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumultThe act of making a noisy disturbance
Spanishagitación, ajetreo, alboroto, bulla, bullicio, jaleo, movimiento, revuelo, ruido, tejemaneje, torbellino, tráfago, trajín
Catalanagitació, bullícia, bullit, desori, enrenou, moviment, tràfec
Verbsbustlemove or cause to move energetically or busily
English > bustle: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt.
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishpolisón
Catalanpolissó, polisson
English > bustle: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove or cause to move energetically or busily.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThe crowds bustle in the streets; The streets bustle with crowds
Example"The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"
Synonymsbustle about, hustle
Entailsrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Nounsbustlea rapid active commotion

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