Bust is a hyponym of statue.
As nouns the difference between bust and statue
is that bust
is a sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders or bust
can be (slang) the act of arresting someone for a crime, or raiding a suspected criminal operation: while statue
is a three-dimensional work of art, usually representing a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.
As verbs the difference between bust and statue
is that bust
is to break something while statue
is to form a statue of; to make into a statue.
As a adjective bust
is (slang) without any money, broke.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) buste < (etyl) busto, probably from (etyl) .
A sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders
The breasts and upper thorax of a woman
From the verb .
To break something
(slang) To arrest for a crime
(slang) To catch someone in the act of doing something wrong, socially and morally inappropriate, or illegal, especially when being done in a sneaky or secretive state.
(snowboarding) An emphatic to do
(US, informal) To reduce in rank.
* 1962 , , 01:56:35
(poker) To lose all of one's chips.
(blackjack) To exceed a score of 21.
- If Steinkamp doesn't take off that hat and stop messing around, I'm gonna bust him into a PFC.
; to arrest for a crime
* bust a cap
* bust a gasket
* bust a move
* bust a nut
* bust ass cold
* bust loose
* bust one's ass
* bust one's balls
* bust one's chops
* bust out
* bust up
(slang) The act of arresting someone for a crime, or raiding a suspected criminal operation:
(slang) A failed enterprise; a bomb.
(sports, derogatory) A player who fails to meet expectations.
(chess, informal) A refutation of an opening, or of previously published analysis.
- a narcotics bust
(slang) without any money, broke
* bust up/bust-up
A three-dimensional work of art, usually representing a person or animal, usually created by sculpting, carving, molding, or casting.
(dated) A portrait.
- I will raise her statue in pure gold.
* image, sculpture, simulacrum
* bust, figurine
To form a statue of; to make into a statue.
- The whole man becomes as if statued into stone and earth.