astir

adjective \ ə-ˈstər \

Definition of astir

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

Examples of astir in a Sentence

  1. the mall was astir with throngs of holiday shoppers

First Known Use of astir

1765


ASTIR Defined for English Language Learners

astir

adjective

Definition of astir for English Language Learners

  • : in an active state

  • : awake and out of bed



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