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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who makes money by passing the hat (soliciting donations) while entertaining the public (often by playing a musical instrument) on the streets or in other public area such as a park or market.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a person who entertains people for money in public places (as by singing or dancing).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A strolling singer, player, ballad-seller, or the like. See busk, 4.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who entertains people for money in public places (as by singing or dancing), usually while asking for money

Etymologies

From busk + -er (Wiktionary)

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