bustle

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Synonyms for bustle

Synonyms for bustle

a rapid active commotion

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

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move or cause to move energetically or busily

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With a few grateful words to Holmes she bade us both good-night and bustled off upon her way.
Beebe, and bustled his guests out of the front-door.
This was long before daybreak; and then they bustled away as quick as lightning.
The morning was my usual time, but whenever I found I had an hour or so to spare, I put on my bonnet and bustled off to Chancery Lane.
It was she whom he preferred out of all that family of noisy girls which bustled above him, on festival days.
My first movement Watson," said he, as he bustled into his frockcoat, "must, as I said, be in the direction of Blackheath.
Well," remarked the woman, as she bustled around the room and set the table and brought food from the cupboard, "you were unlucky to live all alone in that dismal forest, which is much worse than the forest around here; but perhaps your luck will change, now you are away from it.
Say, Corf," Atkinson bustled up to me, "is your machine running?
I 'll go and ask grandma what I can do; for if I 've got to make something for every one, I must begin right away, or I shan't get done;" and off she bustled, glad to forget her remorse in hard work.