bustling bustling  /ˈbə sə lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) full of energetic and noisy activity

Usage(s):

  1. Head two blocks west instead to the Spotted Pig, a bustling gastropub where you can recharge your batteries with a cask-conditioned ale.
  2. There were to be no more congested streets and sidewalks, no more bustling public squares, no more untidy neighborhoods.

News

  1. Airborne laser reveals hidden city in Cambodia

    SYDNEY (AP) — Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple complex.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Ioane declares himself fit for first test against Lions

    (Reuters) - Australia coach Robbie Deans received some welcome news on Tuesday with bustling winger Digby Ioane declaring himself fit for the first test against the British and Irish Lions in Brisbane. The powerfully-built Ioane, who had knee surgery late last month to clean up damaged cartilage, said his rehabilitation had gone well enough for him to feel he was ready to play, if selected, at ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Rugby-Ioane declares himself fit for first test against Lions

    June 18 (Reuters) - Australia coach Robbie Deans received some welcome news on Tuesday with bustling winger Digby Ioane declaring himself fit for the first test against the British and Irish Lions in Brisbane. The powerfully-built Ioane, who had knee surgery late last month to clean up damaged cartilage, said his rehabilitation had gone well enough for him to feel he was ready to play, if ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "He's quite deceptively quick, his first game he played for Australia (in Hobart) last year we got a bit of a shock at how quick he really was, and last night was no different," said Haddin. "He's one of those bustling, skidding bowlers who...
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Brad Haddin Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Jenas, who scored the opening goal in Tottenham's 2-1 success, said: "Apart from Darren's goal, his all-round work, hustling and bustling, winning headers, getting crosses in, chasing back, was magnificent at Aston Villa. He has come in for a lot of...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Jermaine Jenas Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "We all knew if there was going to be some class in boxing, someone who really brought out boxing and the human being probably, it would be Harry - great Harry," Foreman told BBC Radio 5 live. "We were all accustomed to boxing people bustling...
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: George Foreman Source: BBC Sport

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