bundle


bundle
[[t]bʌ̱nd(ə)l[/t]]
bundles, bundling, bundled
1) N-COUNT: oft N of n A bundle of things is a number of them that are tied together or wrapped in a cloth or bag so that they can be carried or stored.

She produced a bundle of notes and proceeded to count out one hundred and ninety-five pounds...

He gathered the bundles of clothing into his arms...

I have about 20 year's magazines tied up in bundles.

2) N-COUNT: usu sing You can refer to a tiny baby as a bundle.
3) N-SING: a N of n (emphasis) If you describe someone as, for example, a bundle of fun, you are emphasizing that they are full of fun. If you describe someone as a bundle of nerves, you are emphasizing that they are very nervous.

I remember Mickey as a bundle of fun, great to have around...

Life at high school wasn't a bundle of laughs, either...

He confessed to having been a bundle of nerves.

4) N-COUNT: N of n (emphasis) If you refer to a bundle of things, you are emphasizing that there is a wide range of them.

The profession offers a bundle of benefits, not least of which is extensive training.

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5) VERB If someone is bundled somewhere, someone pushes them there in a rough and hurried way.

[be V-ed prep/adv] He was bundled into a car and driven 50 miles to a police station...

[be V-ed prep/adv] He was bundled in and arrested as soon as he was airborne. [Also V n prep/adv]

6) PHRASE: V inflects (emphasis) If you say that something costs a bundle, or costs someone a bundle, you are emphasizing that it is expensive. [INFORMAL]

You can have it, but it'll cost you a bundle.

Phrasal Verbs:
Syn:
cost a packet

English dictionary. 2008.

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