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Synonyms for bustleˈbʌs əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir(noun)

    a rapid active commotion

    confidence game, bunco, snow flurry, tizzy, dither, bickering, hustle, squabble, flap, bicker, bunko, confidence trick, spat, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bunko game, con game, gyp, ado, fuss, pettifoggery, pother, bustle, bunco game, trouble, con, sting, splash, flimflam, bother

  2. bustle(verb)

    a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt

    ado, hustle, fuss, stir, flurry

  3. bustle, bustle about, hustle(verb)

    move or cause to move energetically or busily

    "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"

    pluck, hustle, roll, bustle about, bustle


  1. bustle(verb)

    To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).

    flit, scurry, hustle, scamper

  2. bustle(verb)

    burst, swell, bristle, abound, brim, crawl, teem

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bustle(v. n.)

    FUSS, stir about, busy one's self, be active, be busy, bestir one's self, make a fuss, be in a fidget, PUCKER, be in a stew, make much ado about trifles or about nothing

  2. bustle(n.)

    stir, FUSS, hurry, flurry, tumult, pother, commotion, ado, TO DO

  3. bustle(n.)

    bishop, TOURNURE

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