Definitions of bust

  1. an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. ruin completely; "He busted my radio!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. A piece of sculpture representing the upper part of the human figure, including the head, shoulders, and breast. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The part of the human body between the head and waist; a piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and breast of a person. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. The human body from the head to the waist: a sculpture representing the upper part of the body. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. A piece of statuary representing the head and shoulders; the human shoulders and breast. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. The human chest or breast; a piece of statuary representing the human head, shoulders, and breast. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. The human figure, or a representation of it, in sculpture, comprising the head, neck, shoulders, and breast. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. The figure of a person showing the head, shoulders, and breast. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. A woman's bosom{2}. dictgcide_fs
  19. To arrest, for committing a crime; often used in the passive; as, the whole gang got busted. dictgcide_fs
  20. In blackjack, to draw a card that causes one's total to exceed twenty-one. dictgcide_fs
  21. To go bankrupt. dictgcide_fs
  22. bust, n. a sculpture representing the head and breast of a person: the upper part of the human body, a woman's bosom.--adj. BUST'ED, breasted: adorned with busts. [Fr. buste; It. and Sp. busto.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  23. bust, n. and v. a vulgar form of Burst.--n. BUST'ER, something large: a frolic: (slang) a roisterer. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  24. Sculpture of person\'s head, shoulders, & chest; upper front of body, bosom, esp. of woman. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  25. n. [German] The trunk of the body; the portion between the head and waist;—a piece of statuary, representating the upper part of the human figure, from head to waist inclusive. Cabinet Dictionary
  26. A stature representing a man to his breast. Complete Dictionary

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