- v. Simple past tense and past participle of bustle.
“The captain bustled off and was gone a few minutes.”
“Fenwick went on to the ending of the cigar, dreamily wondering, evidently "bustled" like the Baron.”
“Needless to say, my prayer hit the highway to heaven and was answered in remarkable time (memo to self, send thank you note to God) and he bustled into his seat and started off the meeting with nary a physical acknowledgement.”
“Ahead of her, maids bustled back and forth through an open doorway, hauling bundles of bedding in and out.”
“But the mercados that once bustled with Americans and their dollars are ghost towns.”
“We were immediately bustled into a bright dining room with murals depicting pretty dancing ladies.”
“Rose had entered the area of the resort where the wedding was to be held without realizing it and her mother had bustled up to her.”
“Streets that usually bustled with cars were empty except for the occasional speeding taxi.”
“Abu Rifaat sat me down next to it and bustled off to get us food.”
“She bustled in, iced coffee in hand, to find me sitting there crying.”
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