Bussin’ Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

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(Adjective) Bussin’ is an adjective that describes delicious food. It is commonly used when a person loved the food and overall service of a restaurant. 


Bussin’ is an African American Vernacular English that means to dance. The earliest recorded date that bussin’ was used was back in 2009. But, Generation Z gave it a new meaning and is now used to describe delicious food.

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

The African American community was the first people to use the term “bussin’” and had another meaning. Because of the age of technology, social media users gave bussin’ a new meaning that is now applied today, mainly by Gen Z-ers.

Bussin’ Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: I read the review of this restaurant and most of the reviews said that the food here is bussin’.
  • Example 2: Let’s go eat bussin’ food and enjoy the night, okay?

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