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- Very eager (to do something).
- I was bursting to tell him the secret.
- (often followed by "to go to...") Urgently needing to urinate.
- Can you tell me where the toilets are? I'm bursting.
- The kid is bursting to go to the toilet.
urgently needing to urinate
- present participle of
bursting (plural burstings)
- The act by which something bursts.
- the burstings of balloons