- 1[transitive] bundle somebody + adv./prep. to push or send somebody somewhere quickly and not carefully They bundled her into the back of a car. He was bundled off to boarding school.
- 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move somewhere quickly in a group We bundled out onto the street.
- 3 [transitive] bundle something (with something) to supply extra equipment, especially software when selling a new computer, at no extra cost A further nine applications are bundled with the system. See related entries: Computer software Word Origin Middle English: perhaps originally from Old English byndelle ‘a binding’, reinforced by Low German and Dutch bundel (to which byndelle is related).Extra examples Bodyguards quickly bundled the President into the car. The security men bundled me down the stairs and out of the door. They bundled her off on the next train. Phrasal Verbsbundle somethingupbundle somebody up (in something)
BrE BrE//ˈbʌndl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌndl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bundle
BrE BrE//ˈbʌndl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌndl//he / she / it bundles
BrE BrE//ˈbʌndlz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌndlz//past simple bundled
BrE BrE//ˈbʌndld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌndld//past participle bundled
BrE BrE//ˈbʌndld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌndld//-ing form bundling
BrE BrE//ˈbʌndlɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌndlɪŋ//Computer software