Adjective "Bundle" definition and examples

(Bundle may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbʌnd(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

noun

A collection of things or quantity of material tied or wrapped up together.
  1. 'She shouldered a full waterskin, and a bundle of wrapped dried meat and flour.'
  2. 'Keirian dragged his feet through the thick, white snow, hauling a large bundle of wood on his already aching back.'
  3. 'The principal authority on which we rely for that view is conveniently set out in the bundle of materials that the appellant has provided to the Court.'
  4. 'Last year I tied a cord around my grasses to secure it into a huge, vertical bundle, and then my husband took the chain saw and cut them down to about 1 foot high.'
  5. 'One had clean undergarments and the other had a bundle of blue material in her arms.'
  6. 'He promised to put together a bundle of supplies and mail them, and I could send him a check when I received them.'
  7. 'He returned with a large bundle of black cloth, collected from various members of the Treochim, and usually used by them to make garments for mourning.'
  8. 'After he'd drop off that last bundle, there he'd be with a big ole empty covered trailer and money in his wallet, a dangerous combination.'
  9. 'When William Sykes was found dying by a railway in Australia in 1891 only two things were found in the hut that was his home - a dog and a bundle of letters from his loving Yorkshire wife.'
  10. 'On top of each bundle is a faded, yellowed photograph.'
  11. 'Normal epididymis and smooth muscle bundles were present at the edge of the tumor.'
  12. 'The stromal component, however, typically appears benign and predominantly consists of interlacing bundles of smooth muscle.'
  13. 'The hemorrhoidectomy specimens showed a stroma of connective tissue containing many blood vessels, and interwoven bundles of smooth muscle.'
  14. 'The first Sega GT on the Xbox was first released back in 2002 and soon after became part of Sega's bundle with new Xboxes.'
  15. 'Granted, there are a lot of extras included with the MSI card, but if dumping the poor game bundle drops the price, we say go for it MSI.'
  16. 'This makes the 9600 Pro a light software package, but in my point of view that is for the best because with no games included in the software bundles it makes card a little less expensive.'
  17. 'the new printer cost a bundle'
  18. 'Higher power binoculars are hard to hold steady, and good ones cost a bundle.'
  19. 'In my defense, I still read comics from time to time, though they are called graphic novels nowadays, involve a lot more thought and cost a bundle.'
  20. 'Others see it as a boon for the Piggly Wiggly, a supermarket across the street from Augusta National, which could make a bundle of cash with protesters wandering aimlessly about its parking lot.'
  21. 'Some of you will also be lucky enough to own your own home, saving a bundle on accommodation costs, particularly if you are able to get flatmates in to share them.'
  22. 'It can cost a bundle to hire a professional to refinish your floors for you, but if you have the time, you can do it yourself.'
  23. 'Since she already has a collection of manicure necessities, it shouldn't cost a bundle.'
  24. 'IT spending is up and systems and tools can cost a bundle.'
  25. 'Staying just outside the main centers of activity can save a bundle on the cost of accommodations and parking fees.'
  26. 'I knew her clothes cost a bundle, but she didn't reek of money the way others did.'
  27. 'By relying on mystique and word-of-mouth, whether here or overseas, the company saves a bundle on marketing costs.'

verb

Tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel.
  1. 'We'll arrange to have them all bundled up and forwarded to him together - en masse - as a declaration of our admiration and respect.'
  2. 'Most have been bundled together in a single package.'
  3. 'To get the votes needed, the proposed amendments have been bundled together into one Resolution for the AGM.'
  4. 'One easy thing for women to bundle is exercise, such as jogging, with meeting with a coworker from whom you want to learn something.'
  5. 'That is the first of the multiple fallacies bundled up in the Schröder-Köpf guide to politics: that a minister needs direct personal experience of what he or she is responsible for.'
  6. 'Perhaps the two cannot be bundled together so easily.'
  7. 'They they'd be bundled into parcels of three and he'd be sent to the post office on his bike to post them off.'
  8. 'But these shortcomings tend to be bundled together with broader concerns over spam, viruses, hacking, and all the other sundry ills of the world.'
  9. 'Remember the problems we used to have when currency notes used to be bundled together with innumerable staples?'
  10. 'It is telling that Bunting bundles the two issues together as if they were in some sense equivalent and equally objectionable.'
  11. 'they were bundled up in thick sweaters'
  12. 'There were no frocks on show when the star flew in to town, though - she arrived at Glasgow Airport bundled up against the Scottish summer in a heavy duffel-coat.'
  13. 'Several questions ran through our heads as we made our way past the numerous coffee shops and bundled up against the swirling winds the port city is known for.'
  14. 'Either way, the forecast says bundle up for the next six weeks.'
  15. 'His daughter (I assume), a petite redhead bundled up in a Columbia jacket, strays from her father's side as they enter the SLC.'
  16. 'After dinner, bundled up in scarves and hats we take the Lantern Tour of Stowe.'
  17. 'But I was all bundled up, and I have my Chai, so I was cozy.'
  18. 'I bundled up and went for my stroll about mid-morning.'
  19. 'Chances are he'll be bundled up as the weather forecast calls for temperatures just above freezing.'
  20. 'All bundled up as if was expecting cold weather, he was wearing a long, tweedy coat, a bunch of scarves twisted around his head so you could hardly see his face.'
  21. 'We all sat a little closer together, bundled up in our sweaters and jackets, hoping to retain our body heat.'
  22. 'Microsoft executives bristle at talk of Trojan Horses and the suggestion that bundling its Net services into Windows is unfair.'
  23. 'Offmyserver and NetSoft teamed up to bring this appliance to market, with NetSoft doing the software and Offmyserver bundling it with the hardware.'
Push, carry, or send forcibly, hastily, or unceremoniously.
  1. 'He added that receptionist Rita Dixon, who was bundled up the stairs by the robbers with a gun at her back, now wanted to frame the ad and put it on the wall.'
  2. 'Yesterday he bundled her out of the house and threw her clothes after her.'
  3. 'Khawri, who goes by one name, said Afghans helped the Americans, scarves wrapped around their faces, down the mountainside and bundled them into a truck.'
  4. 'Alison Johnson had wrapped the children's naked bodies in old clothing and bundled them into a laundry basket, before stashing them away in the outhouse.'
  5. 'At the airport about a third are selected and are forcibly bundled onto a clandestine flight.'
  6. 'Afternoon newspapers said hundreds of protesters were arrested, while witnesses said only a few protesters were seen bundled into police vans.'
  7. 'I laid the body on the sheeting already on the floor, and then bundled the duvet into the washing machine and poured bleach over the bloodstains.'
  8. 'He strangled her following an argument and wrapped her body in bin bags, bundled it into the boot of her car and drove 100 miles to woodland in North Yorkshire, where he dumped her in a ditch.'
  9. 'Mr Kelleher was bundled in a van as he walked along Great William O'Brien Street, near the city centre, around 8pm on Thursday night.'
  10. 'And third, that Mozart was bundled unceremoniously into a pauper's grave with miscellaneous corpses on a snowy night.'
  11. 'they bundled out into the corridor'
  12. 'But it didn't last forever, and soon we were all bundling into Lydia's car, including Will, who lived in the next street from her.'
  13. 'It was Mark's leaving do - the second of his I've attended in the last year - so we all bundled down to La Perla on Charlotte Street where it was buy one get one free at the bar.'
  14. 'Somehow the image of Rupert Murdoch bundling over the road to the Dog and Duck at the end of a stressful day to get it off his chest with his News International minions doesn't quite ring true.'
  15. 'They all bundled out in formation (if only they'd been wearing tap shoes) and then bundled back in again with Diet coke bottles in their hands.'
Sleep fully clothed with another person, as a former local custom during courtship.
  1. 'A high degree of social control was exercised by parents and peers, as can be seen from the fact that bundling usually led to marriage and not to sexual permissiveness or high rates of single mothers.'

More definitions

1. several objects or a quantity of material gathered or bound together: a bundle of hay.

2. an item, group, or quantity wrapped for carrying; package.

3. a number of things considered together: a bundle of ideas.

4. Slang. a great deal of money: He made a bundle in the market.

5. Botany. an aggregation of strands of specialized conductive and mechanical tissues.

6. Also called bundle of isoglosses. Dialect Geography. a group of close isoglosses running in approximately the s

More examples(as adjective)

"graphicses can be bundle."

Origin

Middle English: perhaps originally from Old English byndelle ‘a binding’, reinforced by Low German and Dutch bundel (to which byndelle is related).

Phrase

a bundle of fun (or laughs)
a bundle of joy
drop one's bundle
go a bundle on