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How to Pronounce Bus: Learn how to pronounce Bus in English correctly

Learn how to say Bus correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word bus:

noun (plural buses; US also busses)
1a large motor vehicle carrying passengers by road, typically one serving the public on a fixed route and for a fare:
[as modifier]:
a bus service
informal, dated a car, aircraft, or other vehicle.
2 Computing a distinct set of conductors carrying data and control signals within a computer system, to which pieces of equipment may be connected in parallel.
verb (busses, bussing, bussed or buses, busing, bused)
1 [with object and adverbial of direction] transport in a communal road vehicle:
staff were bussed in and out of the factory
[no object, with adverbial of direction] travel by bus:
the priest bussed in from a neighbouring parish
North American transport (a child of one ethnic group) to a school where another group is predominant, in an attempt to promote racial integration.
2 [with object] North American remove (dirty plates and dishes) from a table in a restaurant or cafeteria.
remove dirty plates and dishes from (a table).

throw someone under the bus

informal, chiefly US cause someone else to suffer in order to save oneself or gain personal advantage:
the government is ready to throw rural voters under the bus


bus (sense 2 of the verb).

early 19th century: shortening of omnibus

Spelling rule

Add -es to make the plurals of nouns that end in -s: (buses).