Definition of “bustle” - English Dictionary

“bustle” in British English

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

“bustle” in American English

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bustleverb [ I ]

us /ˈbʌs·əl/

to do things in a hurried and busy way:

Thomas bustled around the apartment, getting everything ready.

bustlenoun [ U ]

us /ˈbʌs·əl/

busy activity:

the bustle of the downtown business district

(Definition of “bustle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)