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Browsing page 1 of words meaning to say, speak, talk, hear, listen, etc. (68 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.
                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Takedown", Rookie Blue (TV), Season 1 Episode 13 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Takedown", Rookie Blue (TV), Season 1 Episode 13 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                         

                                                                                             

    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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can

adjective

noun

  • bathroom.
                                                                     

    Citation from "H.O.U.S.E. Rules", Eureka (TV), Season 1 Episode 11 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 01 2001.

  • buttocks.
    Check out the can on her!

    Last edited on Jul 22 2002. Submitted by T. S. from St Louis, MO, USA on Jul 22 2002.

  • a breast. Usually used in the plural.
    Nice cans, hon.
    Did you see the size of the cans on that waitress?!
    Check out those cans!
    His sister has nice cans.

    Last edited on Feb 15 2019. Submitted by John O. from Algonquin, IL, USA on Oct 07 2004.

  • a headphone. Used in the plural, to refer to headphones.

    Hypothesis for etymology: From "Desperates", Cockney rhyming slang from the cartoon character Desperate Dan. He was a huge, amiable but very stupid man with a large chin whose favorite food was cow pie, complete with horns and tail poking out of the piecrust.

    Last edited on Feb 15 2019. Submitted by Jill G. from Westminster, London, UK on Apr 09 2005.

  • toilet.
    He's on the can.

    Last edited on Aug 26 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

  • a jail; prison; confined room; jail cell.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2016. Submitted by Chuck S. on Jan 30 2016.

  • a spray paint.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2016. Submitted by Chuck S. on Jan 30 2016.

  • a silencer.

    Last edited on Jan 30 2016. Submitted by Chuck S. on Jan 30 2016.

verb - transitive

  • to dismiss ("fire") from a job.
    Your boss is gonna can you if you don't show up tomorrow.
                                                                 

    Citation from "Death Has a Shadow", Family Guy (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (1999) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 28 2011. Submitted by Nina R. from Shorewood, WI, USA on May 15 2004.

  • to stop speech, visible emotion, etc.
                                                                                                 

                                                                                                       

    Citation from "The Unusual Suspects", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 10 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                          

                               

    Citation from "Iced, Iced Babies", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 6 (2006) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 16 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 22 2013.

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