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Definition of busk

busk

verb - intransitive

  • to earn money by entertaining (e.g. playing a musical instrument) in public.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Rocking through life on her own terms and conditions", Times Live (South Africa), Dec 10 2010, Andrea Nagel blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 09 2010.

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