Definitions and translations for "bustle"

Definition of bustle

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Noun
1. An excited activity; a stir.
2. A cover to protect and hide the back panel of a computer or other office machine.
3. A frame worn underneath a woman's skirt, typically only protruding from the rear as opposed to the earlier more circular hoops.
Verb
4. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
The commuters bustled about inside the train station.
5. 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.
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English - English - bustle

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n. commotion, uproar, lively activity
v. be noisy; hurry, rush, run around

English - Spanish - bustle

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s. bullicio, ajetreo, alboroto, animación, batahola, batiburrillo, cisco, conmoción, convulsión, embullo, fandango, rebullicio, trajín; polisón; frenesí
v. trabajar con prisas, trajinar; agitarse, ir apresuradamente

English - French - bustle

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n. mouvement, remue-ménage, animation
v. se remuer, s'activer; s'affairer; se démener, faire dépêcher, se presser

English - German - bustle

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n. Tumult, Aktivität, Qualität
v. geschäftig treiben; hasten

English - Indonesian - bustle

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n. kesibukan, ribut, rangka untuk rok wanita
v. buru-buru, tergesa-gesa, menyibukkan diri

English - Italian - bustle

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s. trambusto, andirivieni, confusione
v. darsi da fare, affaccendarsi, agitarsi; brulicare, pullulare, essere pieno

English - Polish - bustle

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n. krzątanina, rwetes, bieganina, dreptanina, latanina, zgiełk, gwar, turniura
v. krzątać się, uwijać się, nauwijać się, zakrzątać się, zakrzątnąć się

English - Portuguese - bustle

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s. confusão, tumulto, agitação
v. mexer-se, movimentar-se; fazer barulho; apressar-se; agitar-se; cansar-se

English - Romanian - bustle

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n. freamăt, zarvă, agitaţie, gălăgie, zgomot, forfotă, învălmăşeală, vălmăşag, vârtej, neastâmpăr, mişcare, turnură
v. agita, grăbi, agita: se agita, frământa, forfoti, fremăta, foi, zori, fâţâi

English - Russian - bustle

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с. суматоха, суета, турнюр
г. суетиться, тыкаться, спешить, торопиться

English - Turkish - bustle

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f. telaş etmek, koşuşturmak
i. telaş, koşuşturma, acele, faaliyet

English - Ukrainian - bustle

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n. метушня, галас, сутичка, заходи, крутанина, метанина, суєта
v. метушитися, підганяти, тривожити, битися, поспішати, морочитися

English - Dutch - bustle

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zn. drukte; tumult; lawaai
ww. drukte; jachten

English - Greek - bustle

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ουσ. ταραχή, φασαρία, στήριγμα φούστας
ρήμ. σπεώδω πολυασχολώς

English - Arabic - bustle

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‏ردف مستعار حشوة، رفد لفستاني، نشاط صاخب، أرداف مستعارة‏
‏إستحث، إستعجل، اهتاج‏

English - Chinese - bustle

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(名) 忙乱, 喧嚣#腰垫, 裙撑
(动) 催促; 使忙碌; 闹哄哄地忙乱; 充满; 奔忙

English - Chinese - bustle

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(名) 忙亂, 喧囂#腰墊, 裙撐
(動) 催促; 使忙碌; 鬧哄哄地忙亂; 充滿; 奔忙

English - Hindi - bustle

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n. हलचल
v. दौड़ दूम करना

English - Japanese - bustle

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(名) 大騒ぎ; 活気; ざわめき, 賑わい, 喧騒; バスル
(動) 大騒ぎする; せわしく動く; 騒がせる; せきたてる; せっせと働く; 急ぐ; 賑わう

English - Korean - bustle

Pronunciation
명. 야단법석, 소동, 소란, 활발한 활동
동. 부산하게 움직이다, 붐비다; 법석떨게 하다, 분주하게 하다

English - Vietnamese - bustle

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n. tiếng ồn ào, om sòm, tình trạng lộn xộn, cảnh náo nhiệt
v. hành động, hoạt động, vội vàng
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Synonyms for bustle
hasten: rush, haste, scoot, bestir, hurry
Verb forms for bustle
Present participle: bustling
Present: bustle (3.person: bustles)
Past: bustled
Future: will bustle
Present conditional: would bustle
Present Perfect: have bustled (3.person: has bustled)
Past Perfect: had bustled
Future Perfect: will have bustled
Past conditional: would have bustled