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bustling

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of bustling

  1. 1 involved in often constant activity a bustling greeter was there to welcome guests to the grand opening Synonyms of bustling active, assiduous, busy, diligent, employed, engaged, hopping, industrious, laborious, occupied, sedulous, tied-up, workingWords Related to bustling knee-deep, swamped; animated, astir, buzzing, flourishing, happening, humming, lively, thriving, vibrant; absorbed, concentrating, engrossed, focused (also focussed), immersed, intent, preoccupied; alive, functional, functioning, going, living, operating, operational, operative, running; energetic, vigorous; hardworking; indefatigable, tireless, untiringNear Antonyms of bustling free; asleep, dormant, latent, lifeless, quiescent, sleepy; inert, passive; dead, dull, slow; inoperative, nonoperatingAntonyms of bustling idle, inactive, unbusy, unemployed, unoccupied

  2. 2 marked by much life, movement, or activity a bustling shopping center during the Christmas season Synonyms of bustling aboil, abubble, abuzz, animated, astir, brisk, alive, busy, buzzing, flourishing, happening, hopping, humming, kinetic, lively, rousing, stirring, thriving, vibrantWords Related to bustling abounding, crowded, overflowing, populous, swarming, teeming, throngingAntonyms of bustling asleep, dead, inactive, lifeless, sleepy



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