Pronunciation of Bust
/bˈʌst/, /bˈʌst/, /b_ˈʌ_s_t/
Synonyms for bust:
identity parade, breathalyze, vigilante, Sarge, habit, guardroom, mule, fatigues, generalship, Breath Test, body search, national service, head shop, standing order, toke, bosom, pauperize, rap sheet, flashback, falsies, arrest, soldiering, shooting gallery, mess hall, pill, Withdrawal Symptoms, bounty hunter, charge sheet, cold turkey, crackhouse, water pipe, citizen's arrest, crack den, spliff, hookah, mammary, drug czar, o.d., Miranda Rights, dog tag, soldierly, standard-issue, solvent abuse, selective service, pull over, observation post, dawn raid, detention, drug abuse, drug squad, street value, go after.
catch up with, fingerprint, slap, fort, statement, loser, apprehend, suspected, cleavage, billet, impoverish, bankruptcy, disappointment, pickup, punch, mess, collar, detain, overdose, possession, questioning, spank, smacker, downgrade, lemon, question, bomb, track, insolvency, section eight, comedown, garrison, dismiss, tab, nick, come for, addiction.
cup, seize, book.
wallop, whop, larrup.
receiver, repo man, liquidator, official receiver.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
arrest for illegal action (noun)
chest of human (noun)
cast, impression, metaphor, imitation, effigy, cartoon, model, depiction, silhouette, carving, outline, drawing, pastiche, illustration, figurine, photograph, portrayal, idol, representation, replica, duplication, statue, picture, likeness, copy, image, rendering, analogy, snapshot, miniature, approximation, facsimile.
figure, sculpt, molding, plinth, mannequin, bas relief, plaster cast, statuary, phallus, cameo, waxwork, sculptural, relief, sphinx, carve, sculpture, statuette, totem pole, bronze, pedestal, sculptured.
taking into custody (noun)
arrest for illegal action (verb)
physically break (verb)
ruin, impoverish (verb)
Usage examples for bust:
- Almost any moment he's likely to bust out. - "K", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- The sculptur'd trophy, and imperial bust, That proudly rise around his hallow'd dust, Shall mould'ring fall, by Time's slow hand decay'd, But the bright meed of virtue ne'er shall fade. - "A Poetical Review of the Literary and Moral Character of the late Samuel Johnson (1786)", John Courtenay.
- I ain't going to bust myself for any man. - "Corporal Cameron", Ralph Connor.