-buster UK [bʌstə(r)] US [bʌstər] suffix mainly journalism
used with some nouns to make nouns describing someone or something that attacks or removes something bad



Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym

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As the second element of an objective compound, as in bronco-buster; in familiar designations of guns, bombs, etc., as in block-buster.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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