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.
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

busker

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

busker

[ˈbʌskəʳ] n (Brit) → suonatore/trice ambulante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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A MAN has been remanded in custody to be sentenced with his accomplice by a crown court judge after he admitted stealing cash from a blind busker at Bangor.
Chart-topper Emeli Sande said it was "awesome" to be back home in the northeast as she embarked on a quest to find a busker with the potential to become a music superstar.
WITH an ever decreasing number of people carrying cash around with them, one Newcastle busker is embracing change by going contactless.
Mandy and Erica went outside and heard a busker singing and strumming a guitar somewhere.
TABBY McTat is a cat with the loudest of meows and a busker friend called Fred who plays the guitar.
Tabby McTat brings to life the adventures of a busker's lost cat
Local busker Luke Ashley says he and others who perform across the city have built up a good relationship with the general public.
David Burns, 36, When I started busking She's Scotland's most famous busker, achieving international success after honing her craft on streets around the country.