1. n суматоха, суета, шумиха

the town was in a bustle — город бурлил

2. v суетиться, спешить

we bustle and he works — мы только суетимся, а он работает

3. v будоражить; подгонять, торопить

to bustle people out of the house — быстро выпроводить всех из дома

4. n турнюр
Синонимический ряд:
1. bother (noun) bother; fuss; vexation
2. commotion (noun) clamor; clatter; commotion; hassle; hubbub; hurly-burly; lather; moil; rowdydow; ruction; storm; to-do; tow-row; tumult; turmoil; uproar; whoopla
3. hustle (noun) activity; haste; hurried movement; hurry; hustle; movement; running around
4. stir (noun) ado; flurry; furore; pother; stir; whirl; whirlpool; whirlwind
5. fuss (verb) fiddle; fidget; fuss; putter
6. hurry (verb) barrel; barrelhouse; beeline; bestir; bolt; bucket; bullet; dart; dash; fleet; flit; fly; haste; hasten; highball; hotfoot; hurry; hustle; pelt; race; rock; rocket; run; rush; sail; scoot; scour; scramble; scurry; shoot; skin; smoke; speed; sprint; stave; whirl; whish; whisk; whiz; zip
Антонимический ряд:
calm; poke

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "bustle" в других словарях:

  • Bustle — Bus tle (b[u^]s s l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bustled} ( s ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bustling} ( sl[i^]ng).] [Cf. OE. buskle, perh. fr. AS. bysig busy, bysg ian to busy + the verbal termination le; or Icel. bustla to splash, bustle.] To move noisily; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bustle — Bus tle, n. Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement. [1913 Webster] A strange bustle and disturbance in the world. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bustle — [n] quick and busy activity ado, agitation, clamor, commotion, do*, excitement, flurry, furor, fuss, haste, hubbub, hurly burly*, hurry, pother, rumpus, stir, to do*, tumult, turmoil, uproar, whirl, whirlpool, whirlwind; concept 386 Ant. laziness …   New thesaurus

  • bustle — Ⅰ. bustle [1] ► VERB 1) move energetically or noisily. 2) (of a place) be full of activity. ► NOUN ▪ excited activity and movement. DERIVATIVES bustling adjective. O …   English terms dictionary

  • Bustle — Bus tle, n. 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}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bustle — index dispatch (promptness), industry (activity), turmoil Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bustle — n flurry, *stir, ado, fuss, pother Analogous words: *business, commerce, trade, industry, traffic: movement, *motion: hubbub, clamor, racket, babel, *din Contrasted words: inactivity, idleness, inertness, passiveness, supineness (see… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Bustle — A pad or frame worn by women on the back below the waist to distend the skirts. Fashionable from 1880 to 1895 …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • bustle — bustle1 [bus′əl] vi., vt. bustled, bustling [for earlier buskle < ME busken, to prepare, adorn < ON buask, to make onself ready < bua, to prepare ( see BONDAGE) + sik, refl. pron.] to hurry busily or with much fuss and bother n. busy and …   English World dictionary

  • Bustle — A bustle is a type of framework used to expand the fullness or support the drapery of the back of a woman s dress, occurring predominantly between the mid to late 1800s. Bustles were worn under the skirt in the back, just below the waist, to keep …   Wikipedia

  • bustle — I UK [ˈbʌs(ə)l] / US noun Word forms bustle : singular bustle plural bustles 1) [uncountable] a lot of noisy activity in a crowded place the bustle of the big city 2) [countable] something that women wore round their waists in the past to hold… …   English dictionary


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