noun, plural bus·bies.
Origin of busby
Examples from the Web for busby
The hijinx Llewyn finds himself in with the cat is worthy of a Busby Berkeley number.‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Star Oscar Isaac Is About to Be a Very Big Deal|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Busby has frequently been made the butt of the humorist, because his bark was necessarily worse than his bite.The Treaty of Waitangi|T. Lindsay Buick
"He certainly means to let me off altogether," exclaimed Busby.Out of the Hurly-Burly|Charles Heber Clark
He was sent to Westminster School, and, under the famous Busby, became a good scholar.Old St. Paul's Cathedral|William Benham
British Dictionary definitions for busby (1 of 2)
noun plural -bies
Word Origin for busby
British Dictionary definitions for busby (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for busby
"fur hat worn by hussars on parade," 1807, earlier "a kind of bushy, tall wig" (1764), of unknown origin, though it is both a place name and a surname in England. Related: Busbied.