dust bunny

dust bunny
'dust .bunny
n AmE informal
a small ball of dust that forms in a place that is not cleaned regularly, such as under furniture

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • dust bunny — dust ,bunny noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL a soft ball of dust that has collected somewhere, for example under a bed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dust bunny — ☆ dust bunny n. Informal any of the small, light balls of dust, hair, etc. that collect on unswept floors, as underneath furniture …   English World dictionary

  • Dust bunny — For the album by Bettie Serveert, see Dust Bunnies. Dust Bunnies …   Wikipedia

  • dust bunny — noun : an aggregate of dust swept the dust bunnies from under the bed * * * noun, pl ⋯ nies [count] US informal : a ball of dust that forms in places that are not swept or dusted often I swept the dust bunnies from under the bed. * * * ˈdust… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dust Bunny — Staubmaus Als Staubmaus bezeichnet man eine Ansammlung von Fasern, Haaren und Staub, die in Haushalten als graues, oft leichtes und daher bei Luftzug sich rasch bewegendes Bündel zu finden ist. Sie „lebt“ vor allem unter Schränken oder Betten.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dust bunny — noun A small clump of dust, fluff and particles of skin, hair, etc. that tends to accumulate in a domestic environment in places that are not dusted; reputed to be held together by static electricity. Syn: dust kitten, dus …   Wiktionary

  • dust bunny — ball of dust on the floor, dust that looks like fur    On Saturday morning I vacuum up the dust bunnies before I go out …   English idioms

  • dust bunny — noun Date: 1966 an aggregate of dust < swept the dust bunnies from under the bed > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dust bunny — n American a ball of fluff lurking in an undusted part of a household. (Also known as dust kitty and many other terms.) ► She won t make the bed, she won t sweep up the dust bunnies or nothin . (The RockfordFiles, US TV series, 1980) …   Contemporary slang

  • dust bunny — /ˈdʌst bʌni/ (say dust bunee) noun Colloquial a mass of dust, fluff, etc., found under furniture or in the corner of a room …  

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