busker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n busker a person who entertains people for money in public places (as by singing or dancing), usually while asking for money
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n busker A strolling singer, player, ballad-seller, or the like. See busk, 4.
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Usage

In literature:

I ask you to give the Buskers socks.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, January 3, 1917" by Various
Mrs. Busker was strong on the family quarrel.
"Julia And Her Romeo: A Chronicle Of Castle Barfield" by David Christie Murray
Aw, my dear, John Penelles is a busker of a fisherman!
"A Singer from the Sea" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Sammy never tipped live performers; he hated buskers and panhandlers.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Passersby on Grafton Street in Dublin got a surprise on Christmas Eve when a pack of buskers performing on the sidewalk turned out to be Bono, the Swell Season's Glen Hansard, Damien Rice and singer-songwriter Mundy.
Ex- busker is future of dance.
A busker plays guitar on Exchange Street in downtown Portland, Maine.
K-Pop Hot 100: Sistar Bumps Busker Busker For 2nd No.
How will an Oregon Symphony violinist do as a downtown busker .
You probably know him as the busker (along side Marketa Irglova) in the movie 'Once'.
Buskers play carrilera music downtown.
WTVP is Proud to Present Heartland Sound…Staged – the Roundstone Buskers.
Megan Anne Busker and Jonathan Steven Sower were joined in marriage July 16, 2011 during a Mass at St Mary's Catholic Church in College Station, Texas.
Megan is the daughter of Randy and Debbie Busker of San Angelo, Texas.
Busker takes North Vancouver city bylaw to court.
Former subway buskers at forefront of jazzy electronic music.
Music in the Dust Buskers go off the beaten path at the Fair.
Hula-Hoop dancer Luna Breeze among eye-popping acts coming to Busker Fest.
Even buskers performing in the New York Citysubway system can't play without formal authorization from the city.
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