Definitions for bust

Definitions for (noun) bust

Main entry: binge, tear, bust, bout

Definition: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

Usage: they went on a bust that lasted three days

Main entry: bust

Definition: a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

Main entry: female chest, bust

Definition: the chest of a woman

Main entry: bust, flop, fizzle

Definition: a complete failure

Usage: the play was a dismal flop

Definitions for (verb) bust

Main entry: burst, bust

Definition: break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

Usage: The dam burst

Main entry: fall apart, bust, break, wear, wear out

Definition: go to pieces

Usage: The lawn mower finally broke; The gears wore out; The old chair finally fell apart completely

Main entry: break, bust

Definition: ruin completely

Usage: He busted my radio!

Main entry: tear, rupture, snap, bust

Definition: separate or cause to separate abruptly

Usage: The rope snapped; tear the paper

Main entry: raid, bust

Definition: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on

Usage: The police raided the crack house

Definitions for (adj) bust

Main entry: bust, broke, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke

Definition: lacking funds

Usage: `skint' is a British slang term

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