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.
Recent Examples on the Web Some caterpillars resemble a walking toupee or dust bunny, like the flannel moths (another no-touch group). Miri Talabac, Baltimore Sun, 21 July 2022 But Dory, whose imaginary friends include a talking dust bunny and an affectionate monster, proves more than unfazed. New York Times, 7 Apr. 2022 Elaine is the color of a dust bunny and lives by her wits under our stove. Washington Post, 3 Sep. 2021 Take $150 off Dyson’s V8 Absolute cord-free vacuum (now $299.99, down from $449.99), a lean, mean cleaning machine that converts to a handheld and comes with a ton of attachments to get every last dust bunny out from your home. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, 30 Nov. 2020 There's a dynamic difference between fighting COVID-19 and dust bunnies, though. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 23 Apr. 2020 Imagine enjoying your Saturday morning coffee on the sofa and instead of spotting those dust bunnies under the media console, watching the pleasant scurrying of your robot vacuum. Popular Science, 1 Apr. 2020 Cleaning behind and under large appliances Large household appliances, including the fridge, stove and laundry machines, are notorious for amassing gobs of grime and actual rabbit-sized dust bunnies. NBC News, 22 Feb. 2020 Homeowners unleash Roomba automated vacuums on dust bunnies. Kate King, WSJ, 21 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of dust bunny

1952, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jul 2022

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“Dust bunny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dust%20bunny. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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