- n a complete failure
- n the chest of a woman
- n a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
- n an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
they went on a bust that lasted three days
- v ruin completely
He busted my radio!
- v search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
- v separate or cause to separate abruptly
- v go to pieces
- v break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
- s lacking funds
- No one's calling it a bust, but the glittering city-state's heavy debt load poses a challenge for its future growth.
- For five years, while Producer Howard Hughes and film censors played put take with certain shots in The Outlaw, Jane Russell was only a box-office bust.
- Barack Obama in TIME
In the end, this is a symptom of a larger problem - a bubble and bust economy that valued reckless speculation over responsibility and hard work,President Obama said in a statement. "That is what we must ultimately repair to build a...
- Evel Knievel in Chicago Sun-Times
They started out watching me bust my ass, and I became part of their lives,Knievel said. "People wanted to associate with a winner, not a loser. They wanted to associate with someone who kept trying to be a winner."
- George Osborne in The Associated Press
We will find higher interest rates, businesses going bust, unemployment rising and our living standards declining. I am not prepared to put up with that,he said in a BBC interview.