from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bugle.
  • adj. Ornamented with bugles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Ornamented with bugles.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • " Secca watched, then, as a trumpet call bugled across the orange-lit dawn, the burgundy lancers charged, three masses moving together.

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  • Since it was mating season, the male "bugled," making a high-pitched squealing sound meant to attract females.

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  • As the noble 4x5 bugled into the morning fog on the side of the mountain, I oulled the trigger.

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  • "But you used to laugh at him," bugled Dan, fists balled and forehead concertinaed in rectangular outrage.

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  • That's BRILLIANT, he bugled later, snout buried in the spoils, envisioning the post-operative Schmeichel recuperating at a luxury Swiss spa retreat, perusing the papers in his waffle slippers while sipping a restorative Schmackos® smoothie.

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  • I bugled him and boosted him and succored him and damn near sainted him.

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  • Congress and Federal Courts will wither as checks against his presidential usurpations or abuses whenever war or other national security claims are bugled over Iran, North Korea, Yemen, international terrorism, economic adversity, or otherwise.

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  • All day long, upon the grass-grown ramparts of the town, practising soldiers trumpeted and bugled; all day long, down in angles of dry trenches, practising soldiers drummed and drummed.

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  • Then came three boy buglehorners who counterbezzled and cross-bugled him.

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  • Iraq paid the price in terms of bugled reconstruction, corruption, and a loss of stability due to ideological correctness being placed far ahead of the needs of the Iraqis.

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