bust (someone) one

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bust (someone) one

slang To punch someone. That bully will never bother you again if you just bust him one in the face!
See also: bust, one

bust someone one

Sl. to punch someone; to give someone a punch, probably in the face. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning 'hit' here.) You better shut up, or I'll bust you one! You want me to bust you one? I will if you do that again.
See also: bust, one