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Definition of "bunting" []

  • A light cotton or woolen cloth used for making flags. (noun)
  • Flags considered as a group. (noun)
  • Strips of cloth or material usually in the colors of the national flag, used especially as drapery or streamers for festive decoration. (noun)
  • Any of various birds of the family Fringillidae, having short, cone-shaped bills and brownish or grayish plumage. (noun)
  • A snug-fitting, hooded sleeping bag of heavy material for infants. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bunting" in a sentence
  • "Though slightly ad hoc, the bunting is at least cheerful, and appears to be strung between ground-floor window-frames."
  • "… Doesn't he know sacrifice bunting is a waste of time?"
  • "And in fact, statistically, pitchers bunting is the only way in which NL baseball is vastly different than AL baseball."