Nearby words

  1. bundelkhand,
  2. bundesrat,
  3. bundestag,
  4. bundeswehr,
  5. bundh,
  6. bundle branch block,
  7. bundle buggy,
  8. bundle of his,
  9. bundle of isoglosses,
  10. bundle of nerves

Idioms

    drop one's bundle, Australian and New Zealand Slang. to lose confidence or hope.

Origin of bundle

1350–1400; Middle English bundel < Middle Dutch bundel, bondel; akin to bind

Related formsbun·dler, noun

Synonym study

1. Bundle, bunch refer to a number of things or an amount of something fastened or bound together. Bundle implies a close binding or grouping together, and often refers to a wrapped package: a bundle of laundry, of dry goods. A bunch is a number of things, usually all of the same kind, fastened together: a bunch of roses, of keys.

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British Dictionary definitions for bundle

bundle

/ (ˈbʌndəl) /

noun

verb

Derived Formsbundler, noun

Word Origin for bundle

C14: probably from Middle Dutch bundel; related to Old English bindele bandage; see bind, bond

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Word Origin and History for bundle
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Medicine definitions for bundle

bundle

[ bŭndl ]

n.

A structure composed of a group of fibers, such as a fasciculus.

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Idioms and Phrases with bundle

bundle

In addition to the idiom beginning with bundle

  • bundle of nerves

also see:

  • make a bundle
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