Definition of dust bunny in English:

dust bunny

noun

North American
informal
  • A ball of dust and fluff.

    • ‘Do away with crusty sandwiches, dust bunnies and stray socks.’
    • ‘Then again, maybe the fumes from my cleaning agents are reaching all sorts of dark corners of my brain, forcing, if not dust bunnies, then harebrained notions to go hopping into view.’
    • ‘My stupid brainless cat that doesn't know a mouse from a dust bunny.’
    • ‘He has gathered some not-so-cute dust bunnies along with his heaps of laundry, circus-themed objects, geek trinkets, and action figures.’
    • ‘I once allowed a pile of dust bunnies to breed beneath my bed for a whole week.’
    • ‘I would prefer standing at a cash register to sweeping up dust bunnies.’
    • ‘If you're like me, your toys end up under your bed or shoved in a corner with the dust bunnies where they end up covered in lint and who knows what else.’
    • ‘Yes, indeed, since I broke my ankle and require the support of Bert and Ernie, my crutches and personal trainers, I have had to give up housecleaning, to the delight of the dust bunnies.’
    • ‘The concrete steps didn't look too bad when I started, but by the time I was done, my dustpan held a dust bunny that was truly frightening.’
    • ‘Do you think me so naïve that I will not even know that it is you cowering there like a feather dust bunny?’
    • ‘Periodically, remove the cover and inspect the system for dust bunnies and make sure that the fans are turning.’
    • ‘I've cleaned every surface in this apartment: every tile, every crevice, every hidden corner littered with dust bunnies the size and attitude of Texas.’
    • ‘Everything in the Purdue laboratory, including the occasional dust bunny and 6000 individually wrapped half-pint glass milk bottles, had been carefully packed for the move to Washington University.’
    • ‘She doesn't mind vacuuming under furniture; heck, she even went under the bed and sucked up the killer dust bunnies, a chore my friend has been after me to do for weeks.’
    • ‘The traps were the sticky kind, good at catching dust bunnies.’
    • ‘There are dust bunnies the size of real bunnies under all pieces of furniture.’
    • ‘No, the Queen of England and her white gloves aren't dropping by for Earl Grey and crumpets, but Easter's still weeks away so banish the dust bunnies.’
    • ‘So the pop CDs get shoved under the bed, lost in a sea of dust bunnies.’
    • ‘In the faint light from the window, she saw a dust bunny fall out of her hand and float to the floor.’
    • ‘No one may be coming for dinner, but few Americans want to be caught with dust bunnies lurking in the corners of their homes, or so they say.’
    fuzz, lint, dust
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Pronunciation:

dust bunny

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