There are 2 definitions of bustle in English:

bustle1

Syllabification: bus·tle
Pronunciation: /ˈbəsəl
 
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verb

[no object]
1Move in an energetic or noisy manner: people clutching clipboards bustled about
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  • Stevie Crawford, with 10 goals in 13 games to his credit, bustled energetically, twisting and turning the Morton defenders repeatedly.
  • Kisangani - The rising sun is already burning a brilliant path across the muddy vastness of the mighty Congo river as the group of busy women bustle around the night's catch.
  • He stopped in his tracks and looked around, a monstrous task with all the students bustling around him like busy bees.
Synonyms
rush, dash, hurry, scurry, scuttle, hustle, scamper, scramble; run, tear, charge
informal scoot, beetle, buzz, zoom
1.1 [with object] Make (someone) move hurriedly in a particular direction: she bustled us into the kitchen
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  • Douglas had one more special save to make as Spencer refused to capitulate, bustling his way into the box but it would not really have mattered as time ran out.
  • In a sense it's almost claustrophobic, with all the buildings huddled together and the people bustling their way through.
  • The young Kilmarnock side were alternately being bustled out of possession and giving the ball away when they won it, which was surely the cause of Durrant's ire.
1.2(Of a place) be full of activity: the small harbor bustled with boats (as adjective bustling) the bustling little town
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  • The town was bustling with activity as they prepared for the holiday season.
  • The ship was once again bustling with busy pirates moving and taking whatever they could.
  • It's built-up, it's busy and it's bustling, but I still reckon £250 for renting a little red hotel round here is a bit steep.
Synonyms
busy, crowded, swarming, teeming, thronged; buzzing, abuzz, buzzy, hectic, lively

noun

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Excited activity and movement: all the noise and the traffic and the bustle
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  • Life today is a great sea of bustle and activity with everyone on the move.
  • He sits, away from the hustle and bustle of on-field activity, coolly calculating the options.
  • The whole first act consists of the protesters' excitement and bustle as they get ready.
Synonyms
activity, action, liveliness, hustle and bustle, excitement; tumult, hubbub, whirl, commotion

Origin

late Middle English: perhaps a variant of obsolete buskle, frequentative of busk 'prepare', from Old Norse.

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There are 2 definitions of bustle in English:

bustle2

Syllabification: bus·tle
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈbəsəl/

noun

historical
A pad or frame worn under a skirt and puffing it out behind.
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  • This staged cross-dressing was a great shock to audiences used to only seeing women on stage when they were hidden behind voluminous bustles, hoops and frills.
  • The women became blimps in massive gathered skirts, bustles and crinolines.
  • If you stand ten feet away, you might see men in top hats, women in long skirts and bustles, children, pets, shimmering water.

Origin

late 18th century: of unknown origin.

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