Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “busk”

busk

verb [I]     /bʌsk/ UK
to play music or sing in a public place so that the people who are there will give money Playing musicSinging in generalSinging in general busker     /ˈbʌs.kər/ US  /ˈbʌs.kɚ/ noun [C] a musician or performer who busks for money Musicians
(Definition of busk verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of busk

Definitions of “busk” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More