dust bunny


Definition of dust bunny

: an aggregate of dust swept the dust bunnies from under the bed

Examples of dust bunny in a Sentence

I swept the dust bunnies from under the bed.
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First Known Use of dust bunny

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Dust bunny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dust%20bunny. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of dust bunny

US, informal : a ball of dust that forms in places that are not swept or dusted often


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