bust-up


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bust-up

n
1. a quarrel, esp a serious one ending a friendship, etc
2. Brit a disturbance or brawl
vb (adverb)
3. (intr) to quarrel and part
4. (tr) to disrupt (a meeting), esp violently

bust′-up`



n. Informal.
1. a separation or dissolution, as of a marriage; breakup.
2. a noisy party.
3. Brit. a quarrel.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bust-up - a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)
dustup, quarrel, run-in, wrangle, row, words - an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
Translations

bust-up

[ˈbʌstʌp] N (= quarrel) → riña f, bronca f; (= break-up) → ruptura f

bust-up

n (inf)Krach m (inf); they had a bust-upsie haben Krach gehabt (inf); (= split up)sie haben sich verkracht (inf)

bust-up

[ˈbʌstˌʌp] n (fam) (argument) → lite f
they had a bust-up → hanno rotto
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