dust bunny


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dust bunny

A cluster of dust and dirt. It is typically associated with things that have not been recently cleaned or used. When was the last time you swept in here? There are massive dust bunnies behind the couch! Ever since the accident, Jamie's poor, neglected guitar has been just sitting in the corner, collecting dust bunnies.
See also: bunny, dust

dust bunny

 and a dust kitten; a turkey's nest
Kg. a clump of dust and lint. She swept the dust bunnies out from under the bed. There's a huge dust kitten behind the chiffarobe. He hasn't cleaned in weeks. There are turkey's nests in every corner.
See also: bunny, dust
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On arrival, she will spend time collecting dust from around the museum itself before transforming the room she has been allocated into a huge "dust bunny", as they call it in America.
"The dust bunny in the corner, quietly achieving size," he said about the tumbleweed of hair and lint behind the fridge.
Phideaux drowses in a corner of the rude cabin, as inconspicuous as a dust bunny. After a long conversation about someone picking off the King's rabbits, the frustrated warden leaves and Pierre pets the little dog that had caught both the rabbits.
You are a dust bunny. You have to be some kind of record.
Sooner or later, every dust bunny you have swept under the rug comes out.
he'd shrivel up into a curly blond-haired dust bunny and blow away on the Santa Ana winds...." (The late word-maven Ted Bernstein was all over this goof forty years ago when he wrote in More Language That Needs Watching (Channel Press): "This kid needs straightening out.
"The Dust Bunny Brigade" is a humorous illustrated early chapter book for readers in grades 1 through 4.
She's accompanied by her faithful dust bunny sidekick and is looking forward to Halloween when the mysterious Cyrus Jones enters her life.
"You just chuck 4 or 5 million of these things on to a shelf to create a dust bunny. It really adds to the render time however, because you now have billions of things sitting in your shot."
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