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Definition of Bustle

Bustle

  1. To move noisily; to be rudely active; to move in a way to cause agitation or disturbance; as, to bustle through a crowd.
  2. Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement.
  3. A kind of pad or cushion worn on the back below the waist, by women, to give fullness to the skirts; -- called also bishop, and tournure.

Bustle Quotations

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
Abigail Adams

I grew up in Nairobi, which is the capital of Kenya, so it's hustle and bustle, and there's always something going on.
Lupita Nyong'o

When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great.
Vera Wang

Being lazy does not mean that you do not create. In fact, lying around doing nothing is an important, nay crucial, part of the creative process. It is meaningless bustle that actually gets in the way of productivity. All we are really saying is, give peace a chance.
Tom Hodgkinson

Truly, the bench is a boon to idlers. Whoever first came up with the idea is a genius: free public resting places where you can take time out from the bustle and brouhaha of the city, and simply sit and watch and reflect.
Tom Hodgkinson
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Bustle Translations

bustle in German is Betrieb, hin und her eilen, betreiben
bustle in Norwegian is travelhet
bustle in Spanish is bullicio

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