(third-person singular simple present busts out, present participle busting out, simple past and past participle busted out)
- (idiomatic, intransitive) to escape (from); break out
- bust out of prison
- (idiomatic) to free from captivity
- They tried to bust the prisoner out, but were thwarted by the police.
- (US, idiomatic, intransitive) to reveal, to show
- (US, idiomatic) to bring out, to take out
- (US, idiomatic, nonstandard) to burst out (laughing)