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Definition of bust

bust

noun

  • an event with a displeasing outcome. See also non-bust.
    That party was a bust.

    Last edited on Sep 17 1997. Submitted by Amy from Brea, CA, USA on Sep 17 1997.

  • breasts.
    She's got a huge bust.

    Last edited on Dec 22 1998. Submitted by Zack T. on Dec 22 1998.

  • an event that the police have "busted", i.e. broken up, described in the verb section of this definition.
    This place is a bust... I'm audi.

    Last edited on Jul 27 2011. Submitted by Criscko on Jul 27 2011.

verb - ambitransitive

  • to rap.
    Can you bust?

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Jessica from Chicago, IL, USA on Sep 05 2003.

verb - intransitive

  • to be very unattractive.
    She's busting!

    Last edited on Jul 18 2013. Submitted by Anthony from Hazlet, NJ, USA on Dec 06 2002.

  • to ejaculate. See also "bust a nut".
    Did you bust?

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by max v. on Apr 24 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to arrest; to be incarcerated.
    He got busted for drugs.
                                                                                                            

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    Citation from "Chapter 13", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to arrest.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2011. Submitted by D.J. Pabst from Stroudsburg, PA, USA on Dec 19 1997.

  • to cause a crowd to disperse; BREAK UP. While the police "bust" a party, rave, etc., they would typically "bust up" a fight.
    The cops busted the party.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by D.J. Pabst from Stroudsburg, PA, USA on Dec 19 1997.

  • to catch someone doing something they shouldn't.
    His girlfriend busted him sleeping with her best friend.
                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                            

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    Citation from "Let's Go to the Hop", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 14 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to catch.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by John from Canada on Nov 16 1998.

  • to hurt one's self.
    He fell and busted his face on the curb.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Christina K. from Cleveland, TX, USA on Jan 12 1999.

  • to give to; hand over.
    Bust me that pen.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to give.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Tia from South Carolina, USA on Jun 24 1999.

  • to punch or hit.
    If you don't shut up I'm going to bust you in the mouth.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by David R. from Navasota, TX, USA on Jan 11 2004.

  • to perform a turn in an automobile.
    At the light, bust a left.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 05 2005.

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Other terms relating to 'breast, breasts':

Definitions include: erect nipples.
Definitions include: visible lower breast ("boob").
Definitions include: a subscriber to the McJuggernuggets YouTube channel.
Definitions include: visible left or right side of a breast ("boob").
Definitions include: breasts.
Definitions include: breasts.
Definitions include: breast.
Definitions include: a breast.
Definitions include: large, prominently supported breasts.
Definitions include: a breast.
Definitions include: breasts.
Definitions include: uncommon spelling of na-na.
Definitions include: breasts.
Definitions include: a head.
Definitions include: a breast.

Other terms relating to 'driving and driving maneuvers':

Definitions include: an event in which occupants of a stopped car (usually at a traffic signal) exit the car, run around it, and then re-enter the car.
Definitions include: to make a U turn.
Definitions include: left-hand turn.
Definitions include: to drive off-road, typically in a four-wheel drive vehicle.
Definitions include: to make a U-turn.
Definitions include: to make a U-turn.
Definitions include: to change lanes rapidly while driving in an attempt to get ahead of the traffic.
Definitions include: a coward.
Definitions include: An acronym has been invented for the term, but long after the term entered use: "Beautiful Intellectuals That Cause Hard-ons."
Definitions include: good; excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: a U-turn.
Definitions include: to leave, usually in a vehicle.
Definitions include: to relax, usually with other friends; "chill".
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: not a stop, but rather a slight deceleration before driving past a stop sign.

Other terms relating to 'something of poor quality, bad, sucks':

Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: an instance of failure.
Definitions include: a motor vehicle with many mechanical problems.
Definitions include: a graffiti mural.
Definitions include: Pap, or pap smear, is usually used in describing people that aren't liked, in general.
Definitions include: Most uses of "shit" also work with "crap", except where noted below.
Definitions include: nonsense
Definitions include: something lame.
Definitions include: something in which there will be a lot of crap involved.
Definitions include: something very difficult.
Definitions include: with poor personal hygiene / promiscuous / generally gross.
Definitions include: something of poor quality; "piece of crap".

Other terms relating to 'to arrest':

Definitions include: to use Ecstasy (MDMA).
Definitions include: to arrest.
Definitions include: an arrest.
Definitions include: to lie to; deceive.
Definitions include: "soda", "soft drink".
Definitions include: An acronym has been invented for the term, but long after the term entered use: "Beautiful Intellectuals That Cause Hard-ons."
Definitions include: to get pulled over by the cops; could also mean getting arrested.
Definitions include: to arrest.
Definitions include: to arrest.
Definitions include: to have sex with.
Definitions include: to steal.

Other terms relating to 'to catch':

Definitions include: to have sex with.

Other terms relating to 'to disperse':

Definitions include: to cause a crowd to disperse; BREAK UP.

Other terms relating to 'to ejaculate':

Definitions include: Verb. To ejaculate.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: semen.
Definitions include: "soda", "soft drink".
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: generally displeasing.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: semen.
Definitions include: for men, the point during sex or masturbation after which ejaculation is inevitable.
Definitions include: acronym for "cash rules everything around me".
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: to work hard.

Other terms relating to 'to fall, hurt, injure one's self':

Definitions include: to collide with a tree.
Definitions include: fallen in a dramatic fashion; "head over heels".
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: a head-first fall.
Definitions include: getting speared by a sting ray (or other any other form of species of ray)
Definitions include: to fall and hit the ground.
Definitions include: to slip or fall accidentally.
Definitions include: a problem or grudge with someone.
Definitions include: to fall face forward, with one's face striking the ground.
Definitions include: fallen in a dramatic fashion; "head over heels".
Definitions include: to flatulate; "fart".
Definitions include: to fall in love.

Other terms relating to 'to give':

Definitions include: to say or give.
Definitions include: to give to; hand over.
Definitions include: to begin taking effect.
Definitions include: to give.
Definitions include: a person who provides illegal drugs.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to give beer to.
Definitions include: to take drugs, usually LSD ("acid") or Ecstasy (MDMA).
Definitions include: to smoke marijuana.
Definitions include: to yell at someone; "blow up".
Definitions include: a contraction for "give me".
Definitions include: to decline in one's talent or skill.

Other terms relating to 'to hit, punch, slap':

Definitions include: to hit, attack.
Definitions include: a person who lives in a rural area.
Definitions include: to hit.
Definitions include: to hitchhike as described in the noun sense.
Definitions include: a slap of the manner described in the verb form.
Definitions include: an attractive person.
Definitions include: to strike someone with great force.
Definitions include: one of many "sex moves" that involve physical abuse of women.
Definitions include: to punch.
Definitions include: a head.
Definitions include: to have, to take.
Definitions include: to beat.
Definitions include: to body check as in sports (hockey, American football, rugby, etc.)
Definitions include: "soda", "soft drink".
Definitions include: a displeasing person; "idiot".

Other terms relating to 'to sing, rap':

Definitions include: to rap or rhyme words.
Definitions include: to sing well.
Definitions include: to say.
Definitions include: song.
Definitions include: one's game

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Other terms relating to 'bust':

Definitions include: to perform a u-turn in a vehicle.
Definitions include: to fire a bullet; "shoot".
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to make a joke
Definitions include: to dance.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: misspelling / spelling variant of bust a grumpy.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: in the UK, the equivalent of the American bust a nut.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: to dance.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to work hard.
Definitions include: to have an erection.
Definitions include: to wear one's pants low.

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