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Definition of "bush" []

  • A low shrub with many branches. (noun)
  • A thick growth of shrubs; a thicket. (noun)
  • Land covered with dense vegetation or undergrowth. (noun)
  • Land remote from settlement: the Australian bush. (noun)
  • A shaggy mass, as of hair. (noun)
  • A dense woody plant, smaller than a tree, with many branches arising from the lower part of the stem; shrub (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A dense cluster of such shrubs; thicket (noun)
  • Something resembling a bush, esp in density (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • An area of land on a farm on which timber is grown and cut (noun)
  • A forested area; woodland (noun)
  • A fox's tail; brush (noun)
  • A bunch of ivy hung as a vintner's sign in front of a tavern (noun)
  • Any tavern sign (noun)
  • Rough-and-ready (adjective)
  • Ignorant or stupid, esp as considered typical of unwesternized rustic life (adjective)
  • Unprofessional, unpolished, or second-rate (adjective)
  • To grow thick and bushy (verb)
  • To cover, decorate, support, etc, with bushes (verb)

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Use "bush" in a sentence
  • "PRACTICE IN FRONT OF A BUSH wait until the moon is out, then go outside, eat a multi-grained bread and play your guitar to a bush. if the bush doesn't shake, eat another piece of bread."
  • "If she had responded that she was intimately familiar with all BUSH policies and terminology, you would have just claimed MORE OF THE SAME, like she was reading from the bush play book."
  • "The Bush Library by Ed Martin on Saturday, Feb 17, 2007 at 7: 37: 50 PM like with everything bush ... by elena dumas on Saturday, Feb 17, 2007 at 8: 00: 56 PM"