verb (used with object), bun·dled, bun·dling.
verb (used without object), bun·dled, bun·dling.
Origin of bundle
Synonyms for bundle
Related Words for bundlebox, assortment, cluster, parcel, package, bale, wad, crate, batch, packet, bag, pile, heap, bunch, array, carton, clump, stack, quantity, pallet
Examples from the Web for bundle
Contemporary Examples of bundle
Now it is true that this bundle of blunders and errors does not constitute “participation”in genocide.Bernard-Henri Lévy: Yes, France Is To Blame For Rwanda
April 24, 2014
Mingma also stepped back and let Arnot bundle the bleeding man into a tent.Breaking Mount Everest’s Glass Ceiling
Amanda Padoan, Peter Zuckerman
March 30, 2014
He is quite a bundle of stimulus and reflex, with no reflection.The Real Wolf of Wall Street: Jordan Belfort’s Vulgar Memoirs
December 20, 2013
We know that Les Moonves, like any good chief executive, cares about the bottom line and making a bundle for shareholders.CBS Is Right to Ban the Boobs With Grammy Awards ‘Wardrobe Advisory’
February 10, 2013
However, campaigns are legally required to disclose bundlers who are registered lobbyists, as well as the amounts they bundle.Meet Romney’s Bundlers
September 28, 2012
Historical Examples of bundle
When that was done she made a bundle of her cloak and shawl, and lay down in her clothes.Weighed and Wanting
Nobody spoke until it was back again in the Medicine bundle.
It is plain she is not looking for a bundle, but for a man.'
Wiseli was called, and told to get her clothes together, and tied in a bundle.Rico and Wiseli
With her bundle on her arm she made her way to Peter's workroom.Her Father's Daughter
- Australian and NZ slangto panic or give up hope
- NZ slangto give birth
Word Origin for bundle
early 14c., "bound collection of things," from Middle Dutch bondel, diminutive of bond, from binden "to bind," or perhaps a merger of this word and Old English byndele "binding," from Proto-Germanic *bundilin (cf. German bündel "to bundle"), from PIE root *bhendh- "tie" (see bend (v.)). Meaning "a lot of money" is from 1899. To be a bundle of nerves "very anxious" is from 1938.
In addition to the idiom beginning with bundle
- bundle of nerves
- make a bundle