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Browsing page 5 of words meaning police and crime (309 words total)

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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.
                                                                                                            

    Citation from "Chapter 3", The Confession (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                  

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    Citation from "Might Have Been", Rookie Blue (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                          

    Citation from "Chapter 13", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2010) censored in hope of resolving 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.
                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                            

    Citation from "Last Temptation", House (TV), Season 7 Episode 19 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                              

                                                       

    Citation from "Let's Go to the Hop", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 14 (2000) censored in hope of resolving 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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bust (one's) balls

verb

  • to complain, scold, or nag.
    My mom's been busting my balls since Tuesday to mow the lawn.
                                                                  

                                       

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2011. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To strive or work hard.
    We've been busting our balls for an hour trying to move this piano.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To punish.
    If you don't mow that lawn soon I'll bust your balls.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to punish.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

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cabbage

  • verb; to steal with, or without, the victim's knowledge.
    You cabbaged my favorite pen.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Jan 03 1999. Submitted by Christopher W. from Fortville, IN 46040, USA on Jan 03 1999.

  • an unintelligent person. (From "vegetable".)
    You're such a cabbage.

    Last edited on Apr 20 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 25 2010.

adjective

noun

  • medical slang for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, from the acronym CABG

    Last edited on Oct 20 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 20 2011.

noun - uncountable

  • money.
    I've got no cabbage.
    I'm gonna get some cabbage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Of Lettuce, Long Green, Do-Re-Mi...", Los Angeles Times, Peter H. King, 3 November 1996 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: money.

    Last edited on Jun 19 2016. Submitted by Nikol from Melbourne, VIC, Australia on Nov 22 2001.

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call girl

noun

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carp

verb

  • To steal
    While the cashiers back was turned, I carped a gumball.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Mar 27 2007. Submitted by Dave C. from Dayton, OH, USA on Mar 27 2007.

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chave

  • to steal.
    My car sterios been chaved.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Feb 04 2000. Submitted by Brett from UK on Feb 04 2000.

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