bun·​dle | \ ˈbən-dᵊl How to pronounce bundle (audio) \

Definition of bundle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : a group of things fastened together for convenient handling a bundle of newspapers
b : package, parcel arrived with several bundles under his arms
c : a considerable number : lot a bundle of contradictions
d : a sizable sum of money will cost you a bundle
e : a person embodying a specified quality or characteristic She's a little bundle of energy. was a bundle of nerves before his speech
f : bunch sense 2 a bundle of friends
2a biology : a small band of mostly parallel fibers (as of nerve or muscle)
b botany : vascular bundle
3 : a package offering related products or services at a single price software bundles


bundled; bundling\ ˈbən(d)-​liŋ How to pronounce bundle (audio) , ˈbən-​dᵊl-​iŋ \

Definition of bundle (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to make into a bundle bundle the magazines together
2 : to hustle or hurry unceremoniously bundled the children off to school
3 : to include (a product or service) with a related product for sale at a single price software bundled with computer hardware bundling cable and Internet services

intransitive verb

1 : hurry, hustle … a group of servants came bundling from the kitchen.— Charlotte Brontë
2 : to practice bundling

Keep scrolling for more

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of bundle in a Sentence

Noun Whoever picks the winning ticket will win a bundle of prizes. He made a bundle on the stock market. A reliable car doesn't have to cost a bundle. They made bundles of money. Verb Someone had bundled the wet towels into a big pile. She bundled the children into the car. We all bundled into the car. They've increased sales by bundling their most popular programs. a computer that comes with bundled software See More
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Jonas and Chopra announced the news of their new bundle of joy, Malti Marie Chopra Jonas, back in January. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 16 May 2022 Fast-forward to February 2002 and a hospital in Brooklyn one Sunday afternoon where my little bundle of joy made his appearance. Grace White, Essence, 30 Apr. 2022 Paramount+ also launched a promo bundle deal with Showtime that includes a week-long free trial. Nishka Dhawan, Rolling Stone, 21 Mar. 2022 This one's a bundle deal, which includes a Satisfyer Pro 2 suction toy and the We-Vibe Tango X lipstick vibrator, a great one-two combo for an exciting night in. Jaina Grey, Wired, 3 Mar. 2022 With the bundle deal, that’s a savings of $15.99 per month or almost $50 over the course of the three-month deal. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 10 Feb. 2022 Take 30% off sitewide with code MD30, plus receive free accessories (such as a pillow set or bedding bundle, worth up to $320 in savings) with the purchase of a mattress now through May 31. Bianca Rodriguez, Good Housekeeping, 5 May 2022 Instead of creating revenue directly, the game serves as something of a loss leader for the Times' Games subscription—a bundle that includes full access to its popular crosswords and other daily puzzles like Spelling Bee and Vertex. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 4 May 2022 Even better, the linear audience still benefits from a watercooler effect of live TV, which persists even amid a declining bundle, but which is becoming harder to come by. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Apr. 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Avoid arguments with the genius Ervét split duvet bundle that features customizable inserts for each side of the bed. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 10 May 2022 But Matt Johnson, co-chief executive of TruConnect, said California is the only state that won’t let wireless companies bundle Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Program money into one enhanced offering for customers. Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2022 Fortunately, Old Spice has taken the initiative to bundle all the burly power of their iconic cologne into a stick deodorant for a convenient, easy, 24-hour odor protection. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 May 2022 In their biggest sale ever, take 35% off cooling mattresses, plus get a free pillows and sheets bundle with a mattress purchase. Bianca Rodriguez, Good Housekeeping, 5 May 2022 Toyota includes a year of free charging at EVgo locations, and buyers can bundle a ChargePoint Level 2 home charger as part of their purchase for $699 (which doesn't include installation). Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 12 Apr. 2022 The design of the program was to bundle a collection of VR apps that help with stress management (mindfulness, focus) and then asked testers to use them consistently. Colleen Reilly, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022 Apple could come up with all sorts of deals that would bundle the iPhone with some services. Chris Smith, BGR, 5 Apr. 2022 But Google is still free to bundle its apps on phones. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 30 Mar. 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bundle.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Keep scrolling for more

First Known Use of bundle


14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a


1606, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

History and Etymology for bundle

Noun and Verb

Middle English bundel, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old English byndel bundle, bindan to bind

Keep scrolling for more

Buying Guide

Our Reviews team has selected the best mattress protectors.

Learn More About bundle

Time Traveler for bundle

Time Traveler

The first known use of bundle was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near bundle



bundle boy

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for bundle

Last Updated

21 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Bundle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bundle. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for bundle


bun·​dle | \ ˈbən-dᵊl How to pronounce bundle (audio) \

Kids Definition of bundle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a number of things fastened, wrapped, or gathered closely together


bundled; bundling

Kids Definition of bundle (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : to fasten, tie, or wrap a group of things together
2 : to move or push into or out of a place quickly We were immediately bundled off the plane.
bundle up
: to dress warmly


bun·​dle | \ ˈbən-dᵊl How to pronounce bundle (audio) \

Medical Definition of bundle

: a small band of mostly parallel fibers (as of nerve or muscle) : fasciculus, tract

More from Merriam-Webster on bundle

Nglish: Translation of bundle for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of bundle for Arabic Speakers


Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!