bun|dle1 [ˈbʌndl] n
[Date: 1300-1400; : Middle Dutch; Origin: bundel]
1.) a group of things such as papers, clothes, or sticks that are fastened or tied together
bundle of
bundles of newspapers
a small bundle containing mostly clothing
2.) a number of things that belong or are dealt with together
bundle of
bundles of data
3.) computer software and sometimes other equipment or services that are included with a new computer at no extra cost
4.) a bundle informal
a lot of money
College evening classes cost a bundle.
A company can make a bundle by selling unwanted property.
5.) be a bundle of nerves informal
to be very nervous
6.) be a bundle of laughs/fun
BrE 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
Being a teenager isn't a bundle of laughs.
7.) not go a bundle on sth/sb
BrE informal to not like something or someone very much
Jim never drank, and certainly didn't go a bundle on gambling.
bundle 2
bundle2 v
1.) [T always + adverb/preposition]
to quickly push someone or something somewhere because you are in a hurry or you want to hide them
bundle sb into/through etc sth
They bundled Perez into the car and drove off.
2.) [I always + adverb/preposition] BrE
to move somewhere quickly in a group
bundle into/through etc
Six of us bundled into a taxi.
3.) [T]
to include computer software or other services with a new computer at no extra cost
bundle sth with/into sth
Microsoft can bundle Windows NT at discounted prices with its popular desktop application programs.
bundle sth together
The company offered customers a single computer solution, bundling together hardware and software.
bundle off [bundle sb<=>off] phr v
to send someone somewhere quickly without asking them if they want to go
bundle up [bundle sb/sth<=>up] phr v
1.) also bundle sth<=>together
to make a bundle by tying things together
Bundle up the newspapers and take them to the skip.
2.) also bundle sth<=>together
to put different things together so that they are dealt with at the same time
The lawsuit bundles together the claims of many individuals into one big case.
3.) to put warm clothes on someone or yourself because it is cold
People sat bundled up in scarves, coats, and boots.
bundle somebody/something<=>up against
spectators bundled up against the cold

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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