abustle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- (in such a state) +‎ bustle

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abustle (comparative more abustle, superlative most abustle)

  1. Showing much activity. [First attested in the mid 20th century.][1]

Adverb[edit]

abustle (comparative more abustle, superlative most abustle)

  1. Bustling, busy. [First attested in the mid 20th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abustle” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 11.

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