bundle

bundle
1 noun (C)
1 a group of things such as papers, clothes, or sticks that are fastened or tied together
2 (singular) informal a lot of money: cost a bundle: The trip will cost a bundle and we can't pay for it ourselves. | make a bundle (=earn or win a lot of money)
3 be a bundle of nerves informal to be very nervous
4 be a bundle of fun/laughs informal an expression meaning a person or situation that is fun or makes you laugh, often used jokingly when they are not fun at all: You were a bundle of fun last night. What's wrong?
5 not go a bundle on sth BrE informal to not like something very much: Jim never drank, and certainly didn't go a bundle on gambling.
2 verb
1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to quickly push someone or something somewhere because you are in a hurry or you want to hide them: bundle sb into/through etc: They bundled Perez into the car, and drove off.
2 (intransitive always + adv/prep) to move somewhere quickly in a group
(+ into/through etc): Six of us bundled into a taxi. bundle sb off phrasal verb (T) to send someone somewhere in a hurry bundle up phrasal verb
1 (transitive bundle something up) to make a bundle by tying things together: Bundle up the newspapers and take them to the skip.
2 (intransitive, transitive bundle someone up) to dress warmly because it is cold

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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