What is busted?

  • (adj): Out of working order ('busted' is an informal substitute for 'broken').
    Example: "The coke machine is busted"
    Synonyms: broken
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on busted:

Myth Busters (2008 Season) - Episode 106 – "Phone Book Friction" - Black Powder Shark
... Busted The spark created by the car battery was not powerful enough to be conducted through seawater into the gunpowder ... Busted Grant first began by trying to take apart several tube flares, which took far longer than it did in the movie ... Busted The Build Team first tested this myth using a canister with the same dimensions as in the movie, which could only hold 28 grams of powder, which did not even disturb the surface of the ...

More definitions of "busted":

  • (adj): Suddenly and violently broken open especially from internal pressure ('busted' is an informal term for 'burst').
    Example: "A busted balloon"
    Synonyms: burst, ruptured
  • (adj): (used informally especially of bones) fractured.
    Example: "My arm is busted"; "I got my head busted in the fight"; "can't play with a busted baseball bat"