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BUSTER (buster)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does buster mean? 

BUSTER (noun)
  The noun BUSTER has 5 senses:

1. an informal form of address for a man
2. a robust child
3. a person who breaks horses
4. a person (or thing) that breaks up or overpowers something
5. a person born in the generation following the baby boom when the birth rate fell dramatically

  Familiarity information: BUSTER used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


BUSTER (noun)


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Meaning:

An informal form of address for a man

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

buster; dude; fellow

Context examples:

Say, fellow, what are you doing? / Hey buster, what's up?

Hypernyms ("buster" is a kind of...):

adult male; man (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman))


Sense 2buster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A robust child

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("buster" is a kind of...):

child; fry; kid; minor; nestling; nipper; shaver; small fry; tiddler; tike; tyke; youngster (a young person of either sex)


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Meaning:

A person who breaks horses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

broncobuster; buster

Hypernyms ("buster" is a kind of...):

equestrian; horseback rider; horseman (a man skilled in equitation)


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Meaning:

A person (or thing) that breaks up or overpowers something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context examples:

dam buster / sanction buster / crime buster

Hypernyms ("buster" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)


Sense 5buster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person born in the generation following the baby boom when the birth rate fell dramatically

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

baby buster; buster

Hypernyms ("buster" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)


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