What does busted mean?

busted meaning in General Dictionary

Inoperable because harm damaged of a machine due to the fact coke device is busted

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  • from working purchase (`busted' is an informal replacement for `broken')

busted meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"broken, ruined," 1837, past participle adjective from bust (v.).

Sentence Examples with the word busted

I had my foot in the door and he darn near busted it, all the time saying his wife had a big mouth and didn't know what she was talking about.

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