abustle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

a- (in such a state) +‎ bustle

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

abustle (comparative more abustle, superlative most abustle)

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

AdverbEdit

abustle (comparative more abustle, superlative most abustle)

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 11

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