HyperDic: bust

English > 10 senses of the word bust:
NOUNeventbust, flop, fizzlea complete failure
bodybust, female chestthe chest of a woman
artifactbusta sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
actbust, tear, binge, boutan occasion for excessive eating or drinking
VERBcontactbust, breakruin completely
socialbust, raidsearch without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
contactbust, tear, rupture, snapseparate or cause to separate abruptly
contactbust, break, wear, wear out, fall apartgo to pieces
changebust, burstbreak open or apart suddenly and forcefully
ADJECTIVEallbust, broke, skint, stone-broke, stony-brokelacking funds
bust > pronunciation
Soundsbah'st
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > bust: 10 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking funds.
Synonymsbroke, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke
BroaderpoorHaving little money or few possessions
Spanisharruinado, pelado, sin un duro, sin un peso
Catalanarruïnat, escurat, pelat, que no té diners
English > bust: 10 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA complete failure.
Synonymsflop, fizzle
Narrowerturkey, bomb, dudAn event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
BroaderfailureAn event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
Spanishdescalabro, fiasco
Catalanfracàs
Verbsbustruin completely
English > bust: 10 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe chest of a woman.
Synonymfemale chest
Part offemale bodyThe body of a female human being
Broaderthorax, chest, pectusThe part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
Spanishbusto
Adjectivesbusty(of a woman's body) having a large bosom / bosom and pleasing curves
English > bust: 10 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person.
BroadersculptureA three-dimensional work of plastic art
Spanishbusto
Catalanbust
English > bust: 10 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningAn occasion for excessive eating or drinking.
Example"they went on a bust that lasted three days"
Synonymstear, binge, bout
Narrowerpiss-upVulgar expression for a bout of heavy drinking
Broaderrevel, revelryunrestrained / unrestrained merrymaking
Spanishborrachera, castaña, cuchipanda, curda, francachela, melopea, parranda, tranca, turca
Catalanborratxera, marrinxa, tabola, trompa
English > bust: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningruin completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He busted my radio!"
Synonymbreak
Cause tobreak, wear, wear out, bust, fall apartgo to pieces
Narrowerbreak downCause to fall or collapse
Broaderdestroy, ruinDestroy completely
See alsobust upsmash / smash / smash / smash or break / break forcefully
Oppositerepair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch onrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn / torn or broken
Similar tobreak, wear, wear out, bust, fall apartgo to pieces
Spanishestropearse, romperse, romper
Catalanespatllar-se, trencar-se, trencar
Nounsbusta complete failure
bustera person (or thing) that breaks up or overpowers something
English > bust: 10 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningSearch without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymraid
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishatacar por sorpresa
Catalanfer una batuda, saquejar
English > bust: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningseparate or cause to separate abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstear, rupture, snap
Narrowerlaceratecut or tear irregularly
rend, rip, rive, pulltear or be torn violently
shred, tear up, rip uptear into shreds
Broaderseparate, disunite, divide, partForce, take, or pull apart
Spanishescindir, partir, quebrarse, rasgarse, rasgar
Catalanescindir, esquinçar-se, esquinçar, estripar-se, estripar, partir, trencar-se
English > bust: 10 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaninggo to pieces.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbreak, wear, wear out, fall apart
Caused bybreak, bustruin completely
Entailed byleakHave an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
Narrowerfray, frazzlewear away by rubbing
Broaderdecay, crumble, dilapidatefall into decay or ruin
Similar tobreak, bustruin completely
Spanishdescomponerse, desmoronarse
Catalandescompondre, fracturar-se, rompre's, trencar-se
English > bust: 10 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningbreak open or apart suddenly and forcefully.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymburst
Narrowershatterbreak into many pieces
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Spanishexplotar
Catalanexplotar

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