Definitions for "Bustle"
Keywords:  skirt, waist, pad, worn, gown
A kind of pad or cushion worn on the back below the waist, by women, to give fullness to the skirts; -- called also bishop, and tournure.
a framework or padding worn under a woman's skirt to puff out the back. The fashion was popular in the late 1800's and gave the wearer an exaggerated derriere.
This is a style of skirt with a gathering of fabric, ruffles or other design details that fill out the back
a fixed hydrodynamic shape on a chine, which enlarges the area available for buoyancy, especially when the boat is turning.
A hydrodynamic shape attached to the chine that increases the area available for buoyancy.
To move noisily; to be rudely active; to move in a way to cause agitation or disturbance; as, to bustle through a crowd.
Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement.
a disturbance or some similar dispruptive activity
Keywords:  hurry
v. To hurry.
move or cause to move energetically or busily; "The cheerleaders bustled about excitingly before their performance"
an industrial contraption, while a breastplate is delicately adorned
Keywords:  commotion, rapid
a rapid bustling commotion
Keywords:  leaf, type, see
Leaf type. See Bustleback.