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Definition of Bust


  1. A piece of sculpture representing the upper part of the human figure, including the head, shoulders, and breast.
  2. The portion of the human figure included between the head and waist, whether in statuary or in the person; the chest or thorax; the upper part of the trunk of the body.

Bust Quotations

If we look at the life cycle of technologies, we see an early period of over-enthusiasm, then a 'bust' when disillusionment sets in, followed by the real revolution.
Ray Kurzweil

A 41-inch bust and a lot of perseverance will get you more than a cup of coffee - a lot more.
Jayne Mansfield

Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.
Drew Barrymore

Emmitt Smith has run past legends, danced with stars and posed for the sculptor crafting his Hall of Fame bust. He's built upon his athletic talents by working hard, seizing opportunities and reaching out to others for advice when he needed it.
Don Yaeger

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Josh Billings
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Bust Translations

bust in French is buste
bust in Swedish is barm, byst
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