Definition of abustle in English:


Line breaks: abus¦tle
Pronunciation: /əˈbʌs(ə)l


Bustling; busy: the pier was abustle with voyagers and well-wishers
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  • Larry's River may be a smaller place than it once was, but on the Labour Day weekend it is all abustle.
  • The rink was abustle with activity, even on the small walkways running beside the rink.
  • The streets in ancient cities were like grids, on each side of which were shops abustle with people.

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