Bust - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the chest of a woman
- a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
- an occasion for excessive eating or drinking (syn: binge, bout, tear)
- search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on (syn: raid)
- separate or cause to separate abruptly (syn: rupture, snap, tear)
- go to pieces (syn: break, wear)
- break open or apart suddenly and forcefully (syn: burst)
He busted his watch when he fell.
I think the camera is busted.
Police busted 12 gang members on weapons charges.
She got busted for drug possession.
Two students got busted by the teacher for smoking in the bathroom.
The reward consisted in three stone busts of Hermes.
At the age of ten I was a social bust.
They busted my watch.
Better not try to bust up his happy marriage.
They were busted for carrying guns.
They busted the apartment.
I bust my watch this morning.
Tony busted the door down.
He was busted by U.S. inspectors at the border.
Davis got busted for drugs.
present participle: busting
past tense: bust or busted
past participle: bust or busted