bustle

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  • But his wife had bustled away before he had quite finished his speech. Cited from What Necessity Knows, by Lily Dougall
  • Off she bustled again, and we again settled down to our talk. Cited from The Yeoman Adventurer, by George W. Gough
  • Then the great and sudden bustle of the train going out made her heart beat. Cited from The Guests Of Hercules, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Yet how she still bustled upon those same old feet! Cited from The White Ladies of Worcester, by Florence L. Barclay
  • He has never heard such a noise and never seen such bustle. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • So saying he bustled out of the hall, driving the two girls before him. Cited from Arsene Lupin, by Edgar Jepson & Maurice Leblanc
  • The old doctor bustled about, and said he would search the world over to bring her back. Cited from Eventide, by Effie Afton
  • I'll bustle him away from the house as soon as he gets here. Cited from Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi, by Plautus
  • When he arrived he found the whole town in a bustle. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • Whether it was winter or summer, day or night, the bustle would never grow less. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • She thought over her plan as she bustled about and prepared the supper. Cited from The Children's Pilgrimage, by L. T. Meade
  • A week after she got service there was great bustle in the kitchen. Cited from Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various
  • His nature leads him forth into the struggle and bustle of the world. Cited from The Golden Censer, by John McGovern
  • There would be less bustle if there were more activity, if people were simply walking about. Cited from Orthodoxy, by G. K. Chesterton
  • The Doctor tells her he was talking to himself and she bustles off again.
  • So long as a man bustles about and is in a good set, something always turns up. Cited from Henrietta Temple, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Captain Bob now bustled about, like an old woman seeing the children to bed. Cited from Omoo, by Herman Melville
  • We'll try and make some use of you when we have time, but we must bustle now. Cited from The Tables Turned, by William Morris
  • His father bustled around to the other side of the table. Cited from The Awakening of Helena Richie, by M. Deland
  • In a few minutes the camp was a scene of bustle and activity. Cited from Under Wellington's Command, by G. A. Henty
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Words starting with bustle

Meaning of bustle

  • noun A rapid active commotion
  • noun A framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt
  • verb Move or cause to move energetically or busily
    The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance