Definition of busker
: a person who entertains in a public place for donations
buskplay \ˈbəsk\ intransitive verb
Recent Examples of busker from the Web
Bryan, then, jumped out of the car and started dancing in the street with the Cleveland busker.
Unlike other Middle Eastern marketplaces, Dubai’s Gold Souk seems upscale — streets and sidewalks are clean, there are minimal street vendors or buskers, and the shops are modern, organized and incredibly well stocked.
During our Bastille Days, roaming buskers and mimes will create a Parisian mood under the lights of the 43-foot Eiffel Tower replica.
Unlike other Middle Eastern marketplaces, Dubai’s Gold Souk seems upscale — streets and sidewalks are clean, there are minimal street vendors or buskers, and the shops are modern, organized and incredibly well-stocked.
Bar owners like the idea because buskers eliminate the expense of food operations while still offering food for drinkers.
The free festival will feature 17 bands including headliner Wild Belle, and 14 street buskers, as well as food trucks and local fare, craft beer and wine, according to festival team member Jetta Boschen.
Thursday, July 20 Music: Steve Robinson, veteran busker, 5-7 p.m., Pacific City main deck, 21010 PCH.
Fremont parties through Sunday with the Fremont Fair street festival, which includes a large craft market, entertainment on two stages, buskers, food vendors and beer gardens.
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Origin and Etymology of busker
busk, probably from Italian buscare to procure, gain, from Spanish buscar to look for
First Known Use: 1851See Words from the same year
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