- hustle and bustle
- A large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding.
He moved to his parents farm to have a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
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hustle and bustle — I need the hustle and bustle of the city Syn: activity, bustle, tumult, hubbub, action, liveliness, animation, excitement, agitation, commotion, flurry, whirl; informal ballyhoo, hoo ha, hullabaloo … Thesaurus of popular words
hustle and bustle — busy and noisy activity. He wanted a little cottage far away from the hustle and bustle of city life. (usually + of) … New idioms dictionary
hustle and bustle — HURLY BURLY, bustle, tumult, hubbub, activity, action, liveliness, animation, excitement, agitation, flurry, whirl; informal toing and froing, comings and goings, ballyhoo, hoo ha, hullabaloo. → hustle … Useful english dictionary
hustle — [[t]hʌ̱s(ə)l[/t]] hustles, hustling, hustled 1) VERB If you hustle someone, you try to make them go somewhere or do something quickly, for example by pulling or pushing them along. [V n prep/adv] The guards hustled Harry out of the car... [V n… … English dictionary
hustle — I UK [ˈhʌs(ə)l] / US verb Word forms hustle : present tense I/you/we/they hustle he/she/it hustles present participle hustling past tense hustled past participle hustled 1) [transitive] to make someone go quickly where you want them to go, or to… … English dictionary
hustle — 1 verb hustled, hustling 1 (T) to make someone move quickly, especially by pushing them roughly: hustle sb out/into/through etc: I was hustled out of the building by a couple of security men. | hustle sb off somewhere: She hustled the kids off to … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
hustle — hus|tle1 [ hʌsl ] verb 1. ) transitive to make someone go quickly where you want them to go or do what you want them to do: As soon as he arrived in the country, he was hustled off to prison. She d been hustled into selling the house too quickly … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
bustle — 1 verb (intransitive always + adv/prep) to move around quickly, looking very busy (+ about/round etc): Madge bustled round the room putting things away. . 2 noun 1 (singular) busy and usually noisy activity (+ of): a continual bustle of people… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
bustle — 1. verb people bustled about Syn: rush, dash, hurry, scurry, scuttle, hustle, scamper, scramble; run, tear, charge; informal scoot, beetle, buzz, zoom 2. noun the bustle of the market Syn … Thesaurus of popular words
hustle — hus|tle1 [ˈhʌsəl] v past tense and past participle hustled present participle hustling [Date: 1600 1700; : Dutch; Origin: husselen to shake ] 1.) [T] to make someone move quickly, especially by pushing them roughly hustle sb into/out of/through… … Dictionary of contemporary English