from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See San.
- n. Australian One who lives or travels in the wilderness, especially in the outback.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of a distinct ethnic group of nomadic people from southwest Africa.
- n. Any of the related Khoisan languages spoken by the San/Bushman peoples.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woodsman; a settler in the bush.
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woodsman; a settler in a new country, as in Australia.
- n. [capitalized] One of an aboriginal tribe near the Cape of Good Hope, similar but inferior to the Hottentots: so named by the Dutch of South Africa. Also called Bosjesman.
- n. A settler in the bush of Australia, as distinguished from one who dwells in a town or city; specifically, one who is acquainted with the bush and its ways.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dweller in the Australian bush country
- n. a member of the race of nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa
Translation of Afrikaans boschjeman : boschje, bush + man, man.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)