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Meaning of BUSHMAN

Pronunciation:  'bûshmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a dweller in the Australian bush country
  2. [n]  a member of the race of nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa
 

BUSHMAN is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: nomad, pioneer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bush"man\, n.; pl. {Bushmen}. [Cf. D. boschman,
boschjesman. See 1st {Bush}.]
1. A woodsman; a settler in the bush.

2. (Ethnol.) One of a race of South African nomads, living
   principally in the deserts, and not classified as allied
   in race or language to any other people.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aboriginal, aborigine, ancient, antediluvian, anthropoid, ape-man, autochthon, backwoodsman, briar-hopper, Bronze Age man, brush ape, cave dweller, caveman, clam digger, cracker, desert rat, forester, fossil man, frontiersman, hillbilly, hinterlander, hominid, Hominidae, humanoid, Iron Age man, man of old, missing link, mountain man, mountaineer, piny, preadamite, prehistoric man, prehuman, primate, primitive, protohuman, redneck, ridge runner, Stone Age man, troglodyte, woodlander, woodman, woodsman
 

 

 

 

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