Meaning of “bunting” in the English Dictionary


"bunting" in English

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buntingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbʌn.tɪŋ/ us /ˈbʌn.t̬ɪŋ/

Examples from literature

  • Our national colors were to be seen everywhere, even the lighthouse on the point being draped from top to bottom in clouds of red, white and blue bunting. 
  • The bunting in front of the booths was pulled off, and the lines began to move. 
  • The city was regally adorned with flags and bunting and illumination and music everywhere. 
  • They made a parade showing, being six in number and gaily decorated with flags and bunting. 
  • Triumphal arches were erected across Broadway, houses and stores were decorated with bunting, cannons boomed, and bells rang. 

(Definition of “bunting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)