busker


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busk

 (bŭsk)
intr.v. busked, busk·ing, busks
To play music or perform entertainment in a public place, usually while soliciting money.

[Earlier, to be an itinerant performer, probably from busk, to go about seeking, cruise as a pirate, perhaps from obsolete French busquer, to prowl, from Italian buscare, to prowl, or Spanish buscar, to seek, from Old Spanish boscar.]

busk′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.busker - a person who entertains people for money in public places (as by singing or dancing), usually while asking for moneybusker - a person who entertains people for money in public places (as by singing or dancing), usually while asking for money
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
entertainer - a person who tries to please or amuse
Translations
pouliční muzikant
gademusikant
katusoittajakatutaiteilija
ulični zabavljač
大道芸人
노상 연예인
gatumusikant
นักร้องรำทำกินเร่ตามถนน
người hát rong

busker

[ˈbʌskəʳ] N (Brit) → músico/a m/f callejero/a

busker

[ˈbʌskər] n (British)musicien(ne) m/f ambulant(e) or de ruebus lane n (British)voie f réservée aux autobusbus pass n (British)carte f de busbus shelter nabribus® mbus station n (for buses)gare f d'autobus; (for coaches)gare f routièrebus stop narrêt m de bus

busker

busker

[ˈbʌskəʳ] n (Brit) → suonatore/trice ambulante

busker

فَنّان مُتَسَوِّل pouliční muzikant gademusikant Straßenmusikant πλανόδιος διασκεδαστής músico callejero katusoittaja musicien ambulant ulični zabavljač cantante di strada 大道芸人 노상 연예인 straatmuzikant gatemusikant grajek uliczny artista de rua уличный музыкант gatumusikant นักร้องรำทำกินเร่ตามถนน sokak çalgıcısı người hát rong 街头卖艺人
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Police explained he was moved because he had no documents confirming he was authorised to be a busker and was selling CDs without the necessary certificate.
A critical (though not necessarily exclusive) reference point for busker evaluation of the rules is likely to be: do the rules assist or impede my desire to achieve my goals as a street performer?
On Saturday, September 19, Andy holds a busker day on Redcar High Street, near The Clarendon, from noon to 5pm.
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