busticate

[ buhs-ti-keyt ]
/ ˈbʌs tɪˌkeɪt /

WATCH NOW: Busticate: Visual Word of the Day

WATCH NOW: Busticate: Visual Word of the Day

Busticate means exactly what it sounds like . . .

MORE VIDEOS FROM DICTIONARY.COM

verb (used with object), bus·ti·cat·ed, bus·ti·cat·ing. Northern U.S.

to break into pieces.

Origin of busticate

a facetious formation from bust2 + -icate, on the model of the regularly formed rusticate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019