Wasted vs Busted - What's the difference?

wasted | busted |


In slang|lang=en terms the difference between wasted and busted

is that wasted is (slang) very drunk or stoned while busted is (slang) broken.

As adjectives the difference between wasted and busted

is that wasted is not profitably used while busted is (often used in combination with an adjective) having a certain type of bust or busted can be (slang) broke; having no money.

As verbs the difference between wasted and busted

is that wasted is (waste) while busted is (bust).

wasted

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not profitably used.
  • Ravaged or deteriorated.
  • Emaciated and haggard.
  • (slang) very drunk or stoned.
  • (medicine) low weight-for-height (for a person).
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (waste)
  • Anagrams

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    busted

    English

    Etymology 1

    See bust (Etymology 1)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (often used in combination with an adjective) Having a certain type of bust .
  • Etymology 2

    See (Etymology 2)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (slang) Broke; having no money.
  • I'd like to help you, but I'm busted .
  • (slang) Caught in the act of doing something one shouldn't do.
  • I saw you take that cookie from the cookie jar! You're busted !
  • * 2009 , , “New Year” (essay), in The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You , ISBN 9781458775856, ReadHowYouWant.com (2010), page 66:
  • Plus, to be honest, the look on his face when he realized how very busted they were was worth far more than the fifty dollars I paid for their dinner.
  • (slang) Extremely ugly.
  • She was cute, but all her friends were busted .
  • * 2004 July 30, "Ms Pnoopie Pnats" (username), "talking about hot or not...", in alt.support.shyness, Usenet :
  • ok this gals bod is hot but her face is busted
  • (slang) Tired.
  • (slang) Broken.
  • Synonyms
    * (tired)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bust)
  • Anagrams

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