- The definition of bunting refers to loosely woven fabric normally used for flags, to flags used as festive decorations, to a songbird or to a baby's hooded blanket.
- Fabric used to make a flag is an example of bunting.
- A festive flag decoration is an example of bunting.
- A songbird related to related to finches or cardinals is an example of a bunting.
- An example of a bunting is a baby's blanket make into a hooded garment that covers the entire baby except the face.
Patriotic decoration made from bunting.
- a thin cloth used in making flags, streamers, etc.
- flags, or strips of cloth in the colors of the flag, used as holiday decorations
- ☆ a baby's garment of soft, warm cloth made into a hooded blanket that exposes only the face
Origin of bunting; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Middle English bonting, gerund, gerundive of bonten, to sift: hence, cloth used for sifting
Origin of buntingMiddle English ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- A light cotton, woolen, or synthetic cloth used for making flags.
- Flags considered as a group.
- Strips of cloth or material usually in the colors of the national flag, used especially as drapery or streamers for festive decoration.
Origin of buntingPerhaps from German bunt, colored.
- Any of various birds of the family Emberizidae, having short, cone-shaped bills and brownish, yellowish, or grayish plumage.
- Any of various similar birds of the family Cardinalidae, often with brightly colored plumage.
Origin of buntingMiddle English.
Origin of buntingPerhaps from Scots buntin, plump, short.
Possibly from dialect bunting (“sifting flour”), from Middle English bonten (“to sift”), hence the material used for that purpose.
- Present participle of bunt.