bustle

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A frame worn underneath a woman's skirt
To teem or abound (usually followed by with); to exhibit an energetic and active abundance (of a thing). See also bustle with

The train station was bustling with commuters.

An excited activity; a stir

we are, perhaps, all the while flattering our natural indolence, which, hating the bustle of the world, and drudgery of business seeks a pretence of reason to give itself a full and uncontrolled indulgence.

To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about)

The commuters bustled about inside the train station.

A cover to protect and hide the back panel of a computer or other office machine
to hurry
{n} a tumult, hurry, confusion, stir
A hydrodynamic shape attached to the chine that increases the area available for buoyancy
a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt
Bustle is busy, noisy activity. the hustle and bustle of modern life. to move around quickly, looking very busy bustle about/round etc (Probably from buskle (16-17 centuries), from busk (13-21 centuries), from buask )
A place that is bustling with people or activity is full of people who are very busy or lively. The sidewalks are bustling with people The main attraction was the bustling market
a rapid bustling commotion
To move noisily; to be rudely active; to move in a way to cause agitation or disturbance; as, to bustle through a crowd
Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement
steel or whalebone strips put over back of petticoat to puff out pannier skirt Also can be separate tie-on Also referred to as tournure, pannier, and crinoline
a rapid bustling commotion a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance
move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"
Bustles are circular arrangements of feathers that are worn on a male dancer's back Originally, bustles were worn by only a few honored dancers, but as time progressed, they became part of the regalia of Men's Northern Traditional Dancers and Men's Fancy Dancers Traditional bustles are most often made from eagle feathers, sometimes hawk feathers Bustles can be decorated with horsehair, angora fur, eagle fluffs, or white leather spots Fancy dancers may use eagle feathers, but more commonly, turkey feathers are used to make the twin bustles that are worn one above the other Brightly colored hackle feathers (in 3 or 4 different colors) are attached to these base feathers Fancy bustles can be decorated with ribbons, colored tape, tinsel, glitter, or horsehair
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
If someone bustles somewhere, they move there in a hurried way, often because they are very busy. She bustled about, turning on lights, moving pillows around on the sofa
To move busily and energetically (often followed by about)
To teem or abound (usually followed by with); to exhibit an energetic and active abundance (of a thing)
{f} be noisy; hurry, rush, run around
a fixed hydrodynamic shape on a chine, which enlarges the area available for buoyancy, especially when the boat is turning
A gathering of fabric (usually from a gown train) creating puffs below the back waist of a dress to keep the rear of the dress off the floor Originally a padded cushion or construction of steel springs attached below the back waist of a dress to deliberately create a bulbous projection (Other more colorful names included BUM ROLL, FISK, NELSON, CUSHIONET and DRESS IMPROVER )
A frame worn underneath a womans skirt
{i} commotion, uproar, lively activity
bustle with
To teem with; abound with; to exhibit an energetic and active abundance of a thing; (of a place) to be full of a certain activity or active beings

The whole campus was bustling with anticipation.

bustle about
{f} move vigorously, cause to move busily
hustle and bustle
A large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding

He moved to his parents' farm to have a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city.

bustler
{n} an active stirring person, a busy body
hustle and bustle
Hurly-burly, bustle, tumult, hubbub
bustled
past of bustle
bustler
{i} one who hurries, one who runs around, one who makes noise
bustler
An active, stirring person
bustles
third-person singular of bustle
bustles
plural of bustle
bustling
present participle of bustle
bustling
a bustling place is very busy bustling with sb/sth
bustling
{s} busy, lively, active, noisy
bustling
full of energetic and noisy activity; "a bustling city"
bustling
Agitated; noisy; tumultuous; characterized by confused activity; as, a bustling crowd
bustling
full of energetic and noisy activity; "a bustling city
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