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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To move very quickly; to hurry.

Usage examples (32)
  • Grandma likes to bustle around the kitchen while the family eats dinner.
  • All hurry or bustle is peculiarly painful to the sick.
  • As the last melodies faded away, I heard a bustle from the doorway.
  • Tied to her back by way of a bustle was a brace of duck, or a roasted fowl wrapped neatly in linen. for more
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