Bushman definition

bo͝oshmən
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(australian) One who lives or travels in the wilderness, especially in the outback.
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A person who lives in the Australian bush.
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A backwoodsman.
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A member of a nomadic people living in the region of the Kalahari Desert in S Africa.
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The Khoisan language of this people.
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(Australia) A person who frequents the Australian bush or outback, often skilled in camping techniques.
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A member of a distinct ethnic group of nomadic people from southwest Africa.
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Any of the related Khoisan languages spoken by the San/Bushman peoples.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bushman
Plural:
bushmen

Origin of bushman

  • Translation of Afrikaans boschjeman boschje bush man man

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From bush +‎ man.

    From Wiktionary