bust a move

Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
to evade

Etymology:

  • The original usage of this phrase is "to dance." It was popularized in the 1989 single of the same name by rapper Young MC, who tells of his several attempts to find a woman in various places and failing to be able to do so because he can't dance; he isn't able to "bust a move."
1 View

"Bust a move, it's The Man."

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'bust a move':

bust a moveto dance
bust a moveto seduce
bust a moveto flatulate
bust a moveto depart
bust a moveSave oneself from an awkward situation with a woman.
See them all »

Translation

Find a translation for the bust a move phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to bust a move

Discuss this bust a move phrase with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this bust a move definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"bust a move." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 12 Dec. 2019. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/bust-a-move_11476>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.