astir


astir

adjective \ə-ˈstər\

: in an active state

: awake and out of bed

Full Definition of ASTIR

1
:  exhibiting activity <streets astir with shoppers>
2
:  being out of bed :  up <no one was astir>

Examples of ASTIR

  1. <the mall was astir with throngs of holiday shoppers>

First Known Use of ASTIR

1765

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