simple past tense and past participle of baste
(often used in combination with an adjective) Having a certain type of bust breasts; cleavage.
Having been cooked by basting.
(slang) Broke; having no money.
‘I'd like to help you, but I'm busted.’;
(slang) Caught in the act of doing something one shouldn't do.
‘I saw you take that cookie from the cookie jar! You're busted!’;
(slang) Extremely ugly.
‘She was cute, but all her friends were busted.’;
simple past tense and past participle of bust
Inoperable due to damage; broken; - of a machine; as, the coke machine is busted.
Arrested for committing a crime; - of a person; as, the rock star was busted for coke possession..
same as demoted; - said especially of military rank, and often folowed by to; as, he was busted to corporal for being AWOL.
same as exhausted; - of people.
(used informally especially of bones) fractured;
‘my arm is busted’; ‘I got my head busted in the fight’; ‘can't play with a busted baseball bat’;
suddenly and violently broken open especially from internal pressure (`busted' is an informal term for `burst');
‘a burst balloon’; ‘burst pipes’; ‘burst seams’; ‘a ruptured appendix’; ‘a busted balloon’;
out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken');
‘a broken washing machine’; ‘the coke machine is broken’; ‘the coke machine is busted’;