This napping dog was bushed.
- Chiefly Austral., N.Z. bewildered, as by being lost in the bush
- ☆ Informal very tired; exhausted
Extremely tired; exhausted: “I once stayed awake seven years on end. Not even a nap. Boy, was I bushed” (Martin Amis).
Origin of bushedPossibly from Australian slang, lost in the bush.