buster

10 ENTRIES FOUND:

bust·er

noun \ˈbəs-tər\

: a person or thing that stops or prevents something

: a person or thing that breaks something apart

—used to address a man who is behaving in a way you do not like

Full Definition of BUSTER

1
a chiefly Midland :  someone or something extraordinary <a buster of a breakfast — Harriet B. Stowe>
b :  an unusually sturdy child
c often capitalized :  fellow —usually used as a form of address <hey buster, come here>
2
chiefly Australian :  a sudden violent wind often coming from the south
3
:  one that breaks, breaks up, or eliminates something <crime busters>: as
a :  plow
b [short for broncobuster] :  a person who breaks horses
4
:  a bad fall

First Known Use of BUSTER

1831

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