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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A sculpture representing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest.
  • n. A woman's bosom.
  • n. The human chest.
  • v. Slang To smash or break, especially forcefully: "Mr. Luger worked it with a rake, busting up the big clods, making a flat brown table” ( Garrison Keillor).
  • v. Slang To render inoperable or unusable: busted the vending machine by putting in foreign coins.
  • v. To cause to come to an end; break up: an attempt to bust the union.
  • v. To break or tame (a horse).
  • v. To cause to become bankrupt or short of money: "Too often, the promise of a high-tech design leads to a weapon that busts the budget” ( Business Week).
  • v. Slang To reduce in rank. See Synonyms at demote.
  • v. To hit; punch.
  • v. Slang To place under arrest.
  • v. Slang To make a police raid on.
  • verb-intransitive. Slang To undergo breakage; become broken.
  • verb-intransitive. Slang To burst; break: "Several companies have threatened to bust out of their high-wage contracts by the dubious technique of declaring bankruptcy” ( Washington Post).
  • verb-intransitive. To become bankrupt or short of money.
  • verb-intransitive. Games To lose at blackjack by exceeding a score of 21.
  • n. A failure; a flop: "The home-style bean curd is a bust, oily and rubbery” ( Mark and Gail Barnett).
  • n. A state of bankruptcy.
  • n. A time or period of widespread financial depression: "Bankers consider the region's diversified economy to be good protection against a possible real estate bust” ( American Banker).
  • n. A punch; a blow.
  • n. A spree: a fraternity beer bust.
  • n. Slang An arrest.
  • n. Slang A raid.
  • idiom. butt Vulgar Slang To make a strenuous effort; work very hard.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders
  • n. The breasts and upper thorax of a woman
  • v. To break something
  • v. To arrest for a crime
  • v. To catch someone in the act of doing something wrong, socially and morally inappropriate, or illegal, especially when being done in a sneaky or secretive state.
  • v. An emphatic to do
  • v. To reduce in rank.
  • v. To lose all of one's chips.
  • v. To exceed a score of 21.
  • n. The act of arresting someone for a crime, or raiding a suspected criminal operation:
  • n. A failed enterprise; a bomb.
  • n. A player who is drafted at a high position and fails.
  • adj. without any money, broke
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A piece of sculpture representing the upper part of the human figure, including the head, shoulders, and breast.
  • n. The portion of the human figure included between the head and waist, whether in statuary or in the person; the chest or thorax; the upper part of the trunk of the body.
  • n. A woman's bosom{2}.
  • v. To arrest, for committing a crime; -- often used in the passive.
  • verb-intransitive. To break or burst.
  • verb-intransitive. In blackjack, to draw a card that causes one's total to exceed twenty-one.
  • verb-intransitive. To go bankrupt.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • A dialectal or vulgar form of burst.
  • n. A dialectal or vulgar form of burst.
  • n. Specifically, a spree: as, to go on a bust.
  • n. The chest, thorax, or breast; the trunk of the human body above the waist.
  • n. In sculpture, the figure of a person in relief, showing only the head, shoulders, and breast.
  • To put a tar-mark upon (sheep).
  • n. A tar-mark on sheep.
  • To break to the saddle, as an intractable bronco.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
  • n. a complete failure
  • v. go to pieces
  • n. an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
  • n. the chest of a woman
  • v. separate or cause to separate abruptly
  • v. ruin completely
  • v. search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
  • adj. lacking funds
  • n. a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    busted    busting    busts   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    thorax    pectus    chest    assail    attack    sculpture   
    busty    overbust    underbust    buster    bust up    busted    bust-up   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    adjust    antitrust    brust    bused    bussed    combust    crust    cussed    discussed    disgust   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    statue    statuary    vase    portrait    monument    medallion    bas-relief    urn    pillar    bronze