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brutal

adjective

  • extremely horrendous, embarrassing or harsh. (Not slang, coming to English from Medieval Latin.)
    It was brutal when Stanford got knocked out of the Final Four.
    Dude, that was a brutal way to break up with your girlfriend!

    Last edited on Jan 23 2012. Submitted by Alli Henry from Palo Alto, CA, USA on Apr 18 1998.

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bum rap

noun

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bunk

adjective

  • boring.
    This party is bunk.
    • See more words with the same meaning: boring.

    Last edited on Jun 16 1997. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 16 1997.

  • of poor quality; displeasing.
    This is bunk coffee.
    This cocaine is bunk.

    Last edited on Jun 16 1997. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 16 1997.

  • Valueless, worthless.

    Attributed to Henry Ford who is alleged to have said that "History is more or less bunk."

    http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/24950.html
    An "Untruth", possibly derived from The Battle of Bunker Hill (June 17, 1775) which was mainly fought on Breed's Hill and not Bunker Hill ... and that the British won the battle, not the colonists. (Source: Pg 31, STUPID HISTORY: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions Throughout the Ages by Leland Gregory (2007).

    Last edited on Jul 16 2014. Submitted by Lord Pleco from Canberra ACT, Australia on Dec 21 2010.

noun

  • a covered up fact.

    de-bunk to remove the cover over the fact.

    Last edited on Jan 15 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 15 2013.

origin

  • CC suggests that the term was first used by stoners to describe bad weed, and that its scope has since broadened to describe anything that is not as good as originally expected.

    Last edited on Jun 02 1999. Submitted by CC from WI, USA on Jun 02 1999.

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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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