bustle - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈbʌs(ə)l/
singularbustle
pluralbustles
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a lot of noisy activity in a crowded place

    the bustle of the big city

  2. 2
    [countable] something that women wore round their waists in the past to hold their skirts away from their bodies at the back