Bustle - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt
She bustled around the kitchen getting ready for dinner guests.
...on Saturdays the city's downtown bustles with activity as a farmers' market sets up shop...
I remember my grandmother always bustling about in the kitchen.
Madge bustled round the room, putting things away.
The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance
...fed up with the noise and bustle of the big city, the family decided to try country life...
the hustle and bustle of the market place
stuck perkily, like a bustle on a woman's skirt
present participle: bustling
past tense: bustled
past participle: bustled