bust out

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bust out

1. slang To escape from a place or thing (often prison). The criminal busted out, but he was caught only a few miles from the prison.
2. slang To help one to escape from a place or thing (often prison). In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bust" and "out." We can't just leave him here to rot in a jail cell—we have to bust him out! Don't worry, I'll pull the fire alarm and bust you out of detention.
3. To bring out something for use. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bust" and "out." Bust out the champagne—we've got an engagement to celebrate!
4. To produce or create something very quickly. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bust" and "out." He's been busting out a new book in his popular sci-fi series nearly every year. No parties for me this weekend. I just need to sit down and bust out this essay.
5. To suddenly perform a particular action. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bust" and "out." My mother seemed fine this morning but then busted out crying at the funeral. The kids busted out laughing when the clown fell down on stage.
6. To seem to pop out of something, especially clothes that are too small. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bust" and "out." I'm sorry, but that top just doesn't fit you—you're practically busting out of it!
7. To dismiss or expel someone from school. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "bust" and "out." The committee evaluating the plagiarism charges ultimately decided to bust the student out of school.
See also: bust, out

bust out (of some place)

Sl. to break out of some place, especially a prison. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning 'break' here.) Somehow the gangsters busted out of prison and left the country. They busted out together.
See also: bust, out

bust someone out of some place

 and bust someone out 
1. Sl. to help someone escape from prison. (Bust is a non-standard form of burst meaning 'break' here.) Lefty did not manage to bust Max out of prison. Lefty wanted to bust out some of his friends.
2. Sl to expel or force someone to withdraw from school. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning 'break' here.) The clean finally busted Bill out of school. The clean busted out the students with very low grades.
See also: bust, of, out, place

bust out

verb
See also: bust, out

bust out (of some place)

in. to break out of some place, especially a prison. (Bust is a nonstandard form of burst meaning “break” here.) Somehow the gangsters busted out of prison and left the country.
See also: bust, of, out, place