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Synonyms for bustle

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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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His golden eagle wing bustles tipped with white fur and horsehair enhances his movements.
And certain ladies like Dawn French, who don't care a fig for size, are already sporting their own natural God-given bustles with plenty of frock space for concealment.
Feathers used to be earned, a way for a warrior to publicize their deeds, and ceremonial bustles were used only for ceremonial purposes," said Speidel.
The evolution of beach wear is documented in ``From Bustles to Bikinis: A Century of Changing Beach Fashions'' on display through Sept.
At Christmas time, customers bustle in and out, getting their holiday trees.
Most notably in this photo are the bustles and the differences of each.
These positive developments, combined with the area's strong transportation links and other amenities, promise a future in which the Livingston Corridor bustles with business people, dot-com employees, residents from all walks of life, and retailers serving those who frequent the area.
By the conclusion of the powwow the bustles needed to be repaired before being used again.
The courtyard area outside Court Plaza Complex bustles with people walking to and from Main Street and the court house, eating lunch, mingling and simply relaxing.
Round bustle often incorporates multiple bustles that are worn on the arms, back of the neck and often at the knees.
Men's traditional bustles appear to be susceptible to this old saying.
Round bustles are becoming popular again with traditional dancers (see WW, Vol.
I have been making bustle since a young age and know a great deal about making bustles but found this a hard to follow diagram.
In short, Round bustle has more arm movement to accentuate the presence and use of the arm bustles, the dancer is more upright with the shoulders, hips and feet are more in one vertical line.
Attaching feathers directly to the belt proper is a common feature of early forms of bustles and Crow belts.