Buster

Buster m
English (U.S.): originally a nickname from the slang term of address buster, which is apparently a derivative of the verb bust to break, smash (an altered form of burst). It was the nickname of the silent movie comedian Joseph Francis ‘Buster’ Keaton (1895–1966).

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  • -buster — UK [bʌstə(r)] US [bʌstər] suffix mainly journalism used with some nouns to make nouns describing someone or something that attacks or removes something bad crime busters stress buster Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • -buster — [ bʌstər ] suffix MAINLY JOURNALISM used with some nouns to make nouns describing someone or something that attacks or removes something bad: crime busters stress buster …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Buster — Bus ter (b[u^]s t[ e]r), n. Something huge; a roistering blade; also, a spree. [Slang, U.S.] Bartlett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -buster — [bus′tər] combining form a person or thing that breaks, destroys, or incapacitates (a specified person or thing): used to form slangy compounds [budgetbuster] * * * …   Universalium

  • búster — búster. (Del ingl. booster). m. C. Rica y Hond. servofreno …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • buster — 1850, Amer.Eng. slang (originally Missouri/Arkansas) for something that takes one s breath away, from BUST (Cf. bust) (2); hence a roistering blade …   Etymology dictionary

  • buster — bùster (bàstar) m DEFINICIJA 1. tehn. pomoćna naprava pomoću koje se povećava snaga, sila, pritisak ili učinkovitost čega 2. vojn. prva faza višefazne rakete u kojoj se raketa lansira i postiže početno ubrzanje leta 3. med. a. tvar koja povećava… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • búster — (Del ingl. booster). m. C. Rica y Hond. servofreno …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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