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bust2

bust2

pronunciation:
buhst
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
bust up
part of speech: verb
inflections: busted, busting, busts
definition 1: (informal) to break or burst.
The balloon will bust if you squeeze it.
synonyms:
break, burst, rip
similar words:
split
definition 2: (informal) to break.
He busted my radio by knocking it off the table.
synonyms:
break, destroy, ruin, wreck
similar words:
rupture, tear
definition 3: (informal) to arrest.
The cop busted him for selling drugs.
synonyms:
apprehend, arrest, collar
similar words:
catch, detain, hold, imprison, pinch, seize
phrase: bust up
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a failure or flop.
synonyms:
defeat, disaster, failure, flop
similar words:
disappointment, mess, muff