busted
busted usted adj. 1. Inoperable due to damage; broken; -- of a machine; as, the coke machine is busted. [informal] [WordNet 1.5]

2. Arrested for committing a crime; -- of a person; as, the rock star was busted for coke possession.. [informal] [PJC]

3. [predicate] same as {demoted}; -- said especially of military rank, and often folowed by to; as, he was busted to corporal for being AWOL. [PJC]

4. [predicate] same as {exhausted}; -- of people. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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