New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: -busting · blasting · boasting · bunting · burning · burying · dusting · rusting · burst into · arresting
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN
bursting is a grammatical form of: burst »

bursting

1 adjective having a lot of sthlán adj1  c m ulán le  c m uto be bursting with ideas bheith lán le smaointehe's bursting with energy tá sé lán brí, tá sé lán fuinnimhthey were all bursting with pride bhí bród an domhain orthu go léir, bhí siad ar fad lán mórtaisthe meal was bursting with flavour bhí an béile an-bhlasta amach is amach 2 adjective impatient, very eagerar bís  c m ushe's bursting to tell him the good news tá sí ar bís leis an dea-scéala a insint dó
Show full entry 
3 adjective very fulllán go dorasthe town was bursting with visitors bhí an baile dubh le cuairteoirí 4 adjective informal desperate to urinateto be bursting for the toilet bheith ag pléascadh le dul chuig an leithreasI'm bursting tá mé i riocht pléascadh, tá mo mhún ag sciorradh uaim
phrases

to be bursting at the seams

bheith lán go dtí na fraitheachabheith ag cur thar maoilthe house was bursting at the seams bhí an teach lán go dtí na fraitheacha

full to bursting

(also

filled to bursting

) lomlánthe hall was full to bursting bhí an halla lán go doras, bhí an halla lán go béal, bhí an halla ag cur thar maoil

Related Entries