bust out

phrasal verb

Definition of bust out 

informal

1 : to begin (doing something) suddenly She just busted out laughing.

2 bust out (something) or bust (something) out : to take (something) from the place where it is stored so that it can be used : to break out He busted out the champagne.

3 : to escape from a prison, jail, etc. Two prisoners busted out of jail.

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