bundle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bun'dl), [key]
— n., v., -dled, -dling.
- several objects or a quantity of material gathered or bound together: a bundle of hay.
- an item, group, or quantity wrapped for carrying; package.
- a number of things considered together: a bundle of ideas.
- a great deal of money: He made a bundle in the market.
- an aggregation of strands of specialized conductive and mechanical tissues.
- Also called a group of close isoglosses running in approximately the same direction, esp. when taken as evidence of an important dialect division.
- an aggregation of fibers, as of nerves or muscles.
- to lose confidence or hope.
- to tie together or wrap in a bundle: Bundle the newspapers for the trash man.
- to send away hurriedly or unceremoniously (usually fol. by off, out, etc.): They bundled her off to the country.
- to offer or supply (related products or services) in a single transaction at one all-inclusive price.
- to leave hurriedly or unceremoniously (usually fol. by off, out, etc.): They indignantly bundled out of the meeting.
- (esp. of sweethearts during courtship in early New England) to lie in the same bed while fully clothed, as for privacy and warmth in a house where an entire family shared one room with a fireplace.
- to dress warmly or snugly: A blizzard was raging but the children were all bundled up.
- bundle (Thesaurus)