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Synonyms for bustbʌst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flop, bust, fizzle(noun)

    a complete failure

    "the play was a dismal flop"

    flop, hiss, floating-point operation, dud, tear, bout, hissing, bust, washout, sibilation, collapse, binge, fizzle, hushing, female chest


  2. female chest, bust(noun)

    the chest of a woman

    flop, binge, female chest, fizzle, tear, bout, bust


  3. bust(noun)

    a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

    flop, binge, female chest, fizzle, tear, bout


  4. bust, tear, binge, bout(adj)

    an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

    "they went on a bust that lasted three days"

    flop, rip, snag, round, bout, split, tear, teardrop, orgy, bust, binge, fizzle, female chest, rent, splurge, turn


  5. broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke(verb)

    lacking funds

    "`skint' is a British slang term"

    skint, broke, stony-broke, bust, stone-broke


  6. break, bust(verb)

    ruin completely

    "He busted my radio!"

    rupture, demote, kick downstairs, tear, cave in, collapse, let on, break-dance, split up, interrupt, offend, reveal, die, disclose, soften, expose, pause, fail, smash, erupt, wear out, weaken, get around, go bad, break up, recrudesce, transgress, break away, split, unwrap, come apart, bankrupt, crack, ruin, dampen, break, give away, get out, break off, separate, fall apart, break out, fall in, give out, go, founder, break in, bust, break dance, stop, intermit, divulge, breach, check, snap off, damp, violate, infract, give, fracture, bring out, break down, discontinue, give way, conk out, better, part, relegate, burst, wear, raid, bump, snap, go against, discover, develop, let out


  7. raid, bust(verb)

    search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on

    "The police raided the crack house"

    tear, rupture, bust, wear, wear out, foray into, snap, raid, break, fall apart, burst


  8. tear, rupture, snap, bust(verb)

    separate or cause to separate abruptly

    "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"

    wear out, buck, snatch up, click, fall apart, shoot, burst, flick, deplume, break down, crack, displume, pluck, photograph, break, shoot down, lose it, tear, raid, pull, wear, charge, bust, snap, snatch, deplumate, snarl, rupture


  9. break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart(verb)

    go to pieces

    "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"

    crack, raid, tire out, break away, give way, hold out, soften, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, assume, jade, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, tire, break out, separate, don, split, give away, damp, wear off, smash, get into, interrupt, have on, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, let on, get around, wear out, cave in, wear down, break-dance, break up, check, wear thin, give out, break in, give, split up, wear upon, better, burst, go bad, endure, rupture, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, weary, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fatigue, break down, fall in, tear, put on, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, fag out, offend, kick downstairs, bear, part, infract, outwear, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, go to pieces, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, snap, wear


  10. burst, bust(verb)

    break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

    "The dam burst"

    wear out, bristle, abound, tear, collapse, break open, break, snap, raid, erupt, wear, burst, bust, split, fall apart, explode, rupture


PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pleite, chest, fiasco, arrest, flop, bankruptcy, collapse, debacle

Translations for bust

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • бюст, разбивам, арестувам, счупвамBulgarian
  • bustCatalan, Valencian
  • bysta, bustaCzech
  • Büste, einlochenGerman
  • μπούστοGreek
  • busto, fiasco, reventarSpanish
  • مجسمه نیم تنهPersian
  • pysti, ratsia, pidättää, rintakuva, pidätys, rikkoa, poviFinnish
  • buste, arrestation, niquer, éclater, prendre la main dans le sac, choper, arrêter, prendre sur le fait, pincer, attraper, fiasco, bouzillerFrench
  • mellszoborHungarian
  • կիսանդրիArmenian
  • bustoIdo
  • brjóstmyndIcelandic
  • irruzione, rompere, busto, arresto, attaccare, scoppiare, sgamare, far scoppiare, acciuffare, fiasco, sfasciare, fare irruzioneItalian
  • 胸像, 乳房, 半身像Japanese
  • 흉상, 앞가슴Korean
  • bysteNorwegian
  • betrappen, buste, flop, arrestatie, vatten, barsten, fiasco, borstbeeld, razzia, oppakken, breken, bij de lurven pakkenDutch
  • bysteNorwegian Nynorsk
  • pierś, klapa, fiasko, popiersie, nalotPolish
  • bustoPortuguese
  • женская грудь, рейд, бюст, налёт, облаваRussian
  • bista, бистаSerbo-Croatian
  • bystSwedish

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