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Meaning of BUSHWHACK

Pronunciation:  'bûsh`wak

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  wait in hiding to attack
  2. [v]  cut one's way through the woods or bush
  3. [v]  live in the bush as a fugitive or as a guerilla

BUSHWHACK is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: ambuscade, ambush, lie in wait, lurk, scupper, waylay
 See Also: live, make, wait, work



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ambush, assail, assault, astonish, attack, blitz, catch off-guard, catch unawares, come at, come down on, come from behind, come upon unexpectedly, crack down on, descend on, descend upon, do the unexpected, drop in on, fall on, fall upon, gang up on, go at, go for, harry, have at, hit, hit like lightning, jump, land on, lay at, lay hands on, lay into, light into, mug, pitch into, pounce upon, pound, pull up short, sail into, set on, set upon, spring a surprise, spring upon, strike, surprise, swoop down on, take by surprise, take short, take the offensive, take unawares, wade into