Definition of 'busker'
Image of 'busker'
© Juan Nel, shutterstock
Trends of 'busker'
Used Rarely. busker is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'busker'
British English: busker /ˈbʌskə/ NOUN
A busker is a person who sings or plays music for money in streets and other public places.
He earned a living as a busker.
- American English: street musician
- Arabic: فَنّان مُتَسَوِّل
- Brazilian Portuguese: artista de rua
- Chinese: 街头卖艺人
- Croatian: ulični zabavljač
- Czech: pouliční muzikant
- Danish: gademusikant
- Dutch: straatmuzikant
- European Spanish: músico callejero
- Finnish: katusoittaja
- French: musicien ambulant
- German: Straßenmusikant
- Greek: πλανόδιος διασκεδαστής
- Italian: cantante di strada
- Japanese: 大道芸人
- Korean: 노상 연예인
- Norwegian: gatemusikant
- Polish: grajek uliczny
- European Portuguese: artista de rua
- Romanian: cântăreț ambulant
- Russian: уличный музыкант
- Spanish: músico callejero
- Swedish: gatumusikant
- Thai: นักร้องรำทำกินเร่ตามถนน
- Turkish: sokak çalgıcısı
- Ukrainian: вуличний музикант
- Vietnamese: người hát rong
Definition of busker from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.