busload

noun
bus·​load | \ ˈbəs-ˌlōd How to pronounce busload (audio) \

Definition of busload

: a load that fills a bus busloads of tourists

Examples of busload in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lately, busloads of Chinese tourists have lined up at the port to take sightseeing boats to nearby Elba. Jason Horowitz, New York Times, "An Underwater World of Marble to Amuse and Protect Tuscan Fish," 24 Sep. 2019 But a year later, Trickel said, busloads of families were still coming each night and camping on the floor, often with infants. Leila Atassi, cleveland, "An evening at Cuyahoga County’s overflow shelter for homeless families opened my eyes to Cleveland’s quiet crisis," 20 Sep. 2019 The busload of Trump officials who toured Skid Row and other locations Tuesday did not meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti or with L.A. County officials, although staff from City Hall was on hand. Chris Megerian, SFChronicle.com, "LA to Trump team’s tour of homeless camps: ‘We’re on it. Show us the money’," 13 Sep. 2019 The busload of Trump officials who toured skid row and other locations Tuesday did not meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti or with L.A. County officials, although staff from City Hall was on hand. Los Angeles Times, "L.A. to Trump team’s tour of homeless camps: ‘We’re on it. Show us the money’," 13 Sep. 2019 The exchange is meant to paint Jimmie as our unlikely hero and establish his rightful place in the landscape, no matter how many Google busloads of tech bros arrive. Jenna Wortham, New York Times, "White Filmmakers Addressing (or Avoiding) Whiteness Onscreen," 29 Aug. 2019 From there, 10 finalists will be selected with a panel -- or busload -- of judges from the Young Professionals of Parma reviewing the finalists in person. John Benson, cleveland, "Young Professionals of Parma’s Holiday Lights Contest returns in 2019," 27 Nov. 2019 Upon his release, Wilson came to collect him from the Pennsylvania prison with six busloads full of supporters who escorted him home in style. Julie Zauzmer, Washington Post, "The Rev. Willie Wilson, one of Washington’s most influential pastors and steadfast supporter of Marion Barry, celebrates his retirement," 4 Nov. 2019 Bidwill was a major donor to the St. Peter Indian Mission School in Bapchule, south of Chandler, and every year at Halloween, a busload of kids in costumes would visit a Cardinals practice. Kent Somers, azcentral, "Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill dies at 88," 2 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of busload

1854, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jan 2020

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“Busload.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/busload. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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busload

noun
How to pronounce busload (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of busload

chiefly US : a large group of people that fills a bus

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