What is bust?

  • (verb): Break open or apart suddenly and forcefully.
    Synonyms: burst
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on bust:

Louis-Pierre Deseine - Works
... Portrait bust of Augustin Pajou (1785), terracotta, Paris, musée du Louvre Portrait bust of Claude-Pierre-Louis Durand at the age of four (1788),plaster, Paris, musée du Louvre ... was his morceau de reception when he became an Academician Portrait bust of Robespierre, (1792) terracotta, Musée de la Révolution française, Château de Vizille ... Portrait bust of Charles VIII (1799), terracotta, Paris, école nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts Portrait d'Abélard (1801), plaster bust in a stone medallion, Paris, École ...
Aristotle Contemplating A Bust Of Homer
... Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer is an oil-on-canvas painting by Rembrandt van Rijn ... Aristotle, world-weary, looks at the bust of blind, humble Homer, on which he rests one of his hands ... right hand, traditionally the favored hand, is on the bust of Homer, is higher, and painted lighter than the left hand on the gold chain given to him by Alexander ...
Bust It Baby
... Ne-Yo singles chronology "Go On Girl" (2008) "Bust It Baby Pt. 2" (2008) "Finer Things" (2008) "Bust It Baby" is a single by Plies released on January 25, 2008 ... was featured as a bonus track on his album, while "Bust It Baby Pt ...
Bust, Bas-Rhin
... Bust is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France. ...
Mohammed I Of Persia
... Following his release, al-Mu'addal took control of Zarang, so Muhammad headed to Bust instead ... Ibrahim suddenly disappeared in battle, allowing the Saffarids to retake control of Bust ... Muhammad shortly after entered Bust, but he himself used violently oppressive methods in a desperate attempt to raise money ...

More definitions of "bust":

  • (noun): An occasion for excessive eating or drinking.
    Example: "They went on a bust that lasted three days"
    Synonyms: tear, binge, bout
  • (verb): Separate or cause to separate abruptly.
    Synonyms: tear, rupture, snap
  • (noun): A complete failure.
    Synonyms: flop
  • (verb): Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on.
    Synonyms: raid
  • (noun): A sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person.
  • (verb): Ruin completely.
    Synonyms: break

Famous quotes containing the word bust:

    The grizzly bear whose potent hug
    Was feared by all, is now a rug.

    Great Caesar’s bust is on the shelf,
    And I don’t feel so well myself.
    Arthur Guiterman (1891–1943)

    They’ll bust you in the lobby. You look like a training poster for the narc squad.
    John Guare (b. 1938)

    Workers of the world forgive me.
    —Graffito on the bust of Karl Marx in Bucharest. Quoted in Times (London, May 4, 1990)