- 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.
bunting definition by Webster's New World
- 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: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Middle English bonting, gerund, gerundive of bonten, to sift: hence, cloth used for sifting
Origin: Middle English ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
bunting definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A light cotton or woolen 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: Perhaps from German bunt, colored.
Origin: Middle English.
Origin: Perhaps from Scots buntin, plump, short.