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bunbury

(ˈbʌnbərɪ)
vb, -buries, -burying or -buried
to create a fictitious scenario that provides an excuse for avoiding unwanted engagements
[Coined by Oscar Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)]

bunbury


Past participle: bunburyed
Gerund: bunburying

Imperative
bunbury
bunbury
Present
I bunbury
you bunbury
he/she/it bunburies
we bunbury
you bunbury
they bunbury
Preterite
I bunburyed
you bunburyed
he/she/it bunburyed
we bunburyed
you bunburyed
they bunburyed
Present Continuous
I am bunburying
you are bunburying
he/she/it is bunburying
we are bunburying
you are bunburying
they are bunburying
Present Perfect
I have bunburyed
you have bunburyed
he/she/it has bunburyed
we have bunburyed
you have bunburyed
they have bunburyed
Past Continuous
I was bunburying
you were bunburying
he/she/it was bunburying
we were bunburying
you were bunburying
they were bunburying
Past Perfect
I had bunburyed
you had bunburyed
he/she/it had bunburyed
we had bunburyed
you had bunburyed
they had bunburyed
Future
I will bunbury
you will bunbury
he/she/it will bunbury
we will bunbury
you will bunbury
they will bunbury
Future Perfect
I will have bunburyed
you will have bunburyed
he/she/it will have bunburyed
we will have bunburyed
you will have bunburyed
they will have bunburyed
Future Continuous
I will be bunburying
you will be bunburying
he/she/it will be bunburying
we will be bunburying
you will be bunburying
they will be bunburying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bunburying
you have been bunburying
he/she/it has been bunburying
we have been bunburying
you have been bunburying
they have been bunburying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bunburying
you will have been bunburying
he/she/it will have been bunburying
we will have been bunburying
you will have been bunburying
they will have been bunburying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bunburying
you had been bunburying
he/she/it had been bunburying
we had been bunburying
you had been bunburying
they had been bunburying
Conditional
I would bunbury
you would bunbury
he/she/it would bunbury
we would bunbury
you would bunbury
they would bunbury
Past Conditional
I would have bunburyed
you would have bunburyed
he/she/it would have bunburyed
we would have bunburyed
you would have bunburyed
they would have bunburyed
References in classic literature ?
The path to Bunbury seemed little traveled, but it was distinct enough and ran through the trees in a zigzag course until it finally led them to an open space filled with the queerest houses Dorothy had ever seen.
There was something of a commotion in Bunbury when the strangers suddenly appeared among them.
Everything in Bunbury is eatable to ravenous human creatures like you.
Bunn rather stiffly; "but the fact remains that our town is called Bunbury.
Over, and I'm the President of the Bunbury Breakfast Band.
Optus CEO Allen Lew visited Hands Oval in Bunbury today to officially announce a new mobile site in Davenport has been switched on, which is part of a $6.
Hilton will begin full operational control of the Bunbury and Truganina plants from 1 July 2018.
Race officials on Saturday said the yacht Finistere was taking part in the 70th Bunbury and Return Ocean Race and had six people aboard when it overturned off Mandurah, south of the state capital Perth.
A Play, A Poet and A Pastry has been devised by Dumfries and Galloway's Bunbury Banter Theatre Company to bring quality theatre and poetry to audiences in the south-west.
The incident happened in Bunbury Road, near its junction with Knighton Road, at about 7.
TEENAGE cricketer Robert Rankin has been selected for the North of England team to play in the annual Bunbury Festival.
BETTING turnover on two of the biggest handicaps of the year - the John Smith's Cup and Bunbury Cup - could be doubled if they were held on different days, according to leading bookmaker Coral.