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1. One that breaks up something: a crime buster.
2. A broncobuster.
3. A particularly robust child.
4. A baby buster.
5. Informal Fellow. Used in addressing a man or boy, especially out of annoyance: Watch where you're going, buster!
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1. (in combination) a person or thing destroying something as specified: dambuster.
2. US and Canadian a term of address for a boy or man
3. (Professions) US and Canadian a person who breaks horses
4. chiefly US and Canadian a spree, esp a drinking bout
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1. a person who breaks up something: crime busters.
2. something very big or unusual for its kind.
3. (cap.) (used, often insolently, as a familiar term of address to a man or boy): Watch it, Buster!
4. a spree.
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|Noun||1.||buster - an informal form of address for a man; "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"|
|2.||buster - a robust child|
|3.||buster - a person who breaks horses|
|4.||buster - a person (or thing) that breaks up or overpowers something; "dam buster"; "sanction buster"; "crime buster"|
|5.||buster - a person born in the generation following the baby boom when the birth rate fell dramatically|
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