BUSTLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BUSTLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
bustle
 v.  move or cause to move energetically and busily; teem
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  Then I have to bustle about and see things with my own eyes.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  I got so close to them in the bustle that I could hear every word that passed between them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
3  Tom waited until the crowd had dispersed, and the bustle was over; and then referred to a posted list of trains, and took counsel with porters.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
4  Some train had newly arrived in Coketown, which had put a number of vehicles in motion, and scattered a considerable bustle about the town.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V
5  Amid the bustle, Gurth was taken from horseback, in the course of which removal he prevailed upon the Jester to slack the cord with which his arms were bound.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  The summons, however, seemed of importance, for a considerable degree of bustle instantly took place in the castle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
7  When the bustle occasioned by this incident was somewhat composed, the chief Outlaw took from his neck the rich horn and baldric which he had recently gained at the strife of archery near Ashby.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
8  It was a scene of bustle and life, as if the whole vicinity had poured forth its inhabitants to a village wake, or rural feast.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
9  It has everything in its favour: heroism, danger, bustle, fashion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  She must escape from him and Mansfield as soon as possible, and find consolation in fortune and consequence, bustle and the world, for a wounded spirit.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
11  There was employment, hope, solicitude, bustle, for every hour of the day.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
12  Last night it had been hope and smiles, bustle and motion, noise and brilliancy, in the drawing-room, and out of the drawing-room, and everywhere.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  Oliver, delighted to be of use, brought down the books under his arm in a great bustle; and waited, cap in hand, to hear what message he was to take.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
14  As they approached the City, the noise and traffic gradually increased; when they threaded the streets between Shoreditch and Smithfield, it had swelled into a roar of sound and bustle.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
15  A slight bustle in the court, recalled him to himself.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
Example Sentence:
1  David and the children bustle about the house getting in each other's way as they try to pack for the camping trip.
2  The garden was a haven from the noise and bustle of the city.
3  She bustled about trying to wait on two customers at once.
4  Thora bustled about the flat, getting everything ready.
5  It was indeed our visitor of the afternoon who came bustling in, dangling his glasses more vigorously than ever.