from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. travelling through thick wooded country, cutting away scrub to make progress
- n. fighting, as a guerilla, especially in wooded country
- n. criticizing, by someone or a person(s), on policies and stances by George W. Bush, in forums and discussions
- v. Present participle of bushwhack.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Traveling, or working a way, through bushes; pulling by the bushes, as in hauling a boat along the bushy margin of a stream.
- n. The crimes or warfare of bushwhackers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The action of pushing one's way through bushes or thickets; the hauling of a boat along a stream bordered by bushes by pulling at the branches.
- n. The practice of attacking from behind bushes, as a guerrilla; irregular warfare carried on by bushwhackers.
- n. The cutting of bushes with a bushwhacker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lying in ambush
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This is what I call bushwhacking, a sort of argument that they must know any child can see through.
Firstly: Collette's family has experienced this kind of "bushwhacking" behaviour from the people who are supposed to care for her Dad.
The poor are clamoring for bread, and many of them have taken to "bushwhacking" as their only means of living.
Hardwick said he's often looked toward the mountains west of Thomas Creek, considering entering the area by "bushwhacking" cross-country.
"bushwhacking"; but the old man gave them little satisfaction.
"bushwhacking" warfare, intensified and kept alive by annual roving
This was a precaution against any bushwhacking bullet from the mangroves only a hundred feet away.
Manager Jim Leyland on a rained-out bushwhacking RHP Jeremy Bonderman had Friday night, when he allowed five runs on six straight hits with one out in the third inning.
Because the goal in litigation is to beat the other side; and one way to do that is to resist producing documents and information during discovery in the hope of bushwhacking the other party at trial.
What might have been a by-the-numbers tale of overgrown frat-boys let loose in Vegas was also elevated by Zach Galifianakis 'turn as blank-gazed brother-in-law-in-waiting Alan, and some genuine moments of bushwhacking barminess reportedly based on the real-life experiences of a friend of one of the film's producers.