Associations to the word «Bush»


BUSH, noun. (horticulture) A woody plant distinguished from a tree by its multiple stems and lower height, being usually less than six metres tall; a horticultural rather than strictly botanical category.
BUSH, noun. (slang) (vulgar) A person's pubic hair, especially a woman's; loosely, a woman's vulva.
BUSH, noun. A shrub cut off, or a shrublike branch of a tree.
BUSH, noun. A shrub or branch, properly, a branch of ivy (sacred to Bacchus), hung out at vintners' doors, or as a tavern sign; hence, a tavern sign, and symbolically, the tavern itself.
BUSH, noun. (hunting) The tail, or brush, of a fox.
BUSH, verb. (intransitive) To branch thickly in the manner of a bush.
BUSH, verb. To set bushes for; to support with bushes.
BUSH, verb. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush.
BUSH, noun. (archaic) A tavern or wine merchant.
BUSH, noun. (often with "the") Rural areas, typically remote, wooded, undeveloped and uncultivated.
BUSH, noun. (Australia) The countryside area of Australia that is less arid and less remote than the outback; loosely, areas of natural flora even within conurbations.
BUSH, noun. (New Zealand) An area of New Zealand covered in forest, especially native forest.
BUSH, noun. (Canadian) The wild forested areas of Canada; upcountry.
BUSH, noun. (Canadian) A woodlot or bluff on a farm.
BUSH, adjective. The noun "bush", used attributively.
BUSH, adverb. (Australia) Towards the direction of the outback.
BUSH, adjective. (colloquial) Not skilled; not professional; not major league.
BUSH, noun. (baseball) Amateurish behavior, short for "bush league behavior"
BUSH, noun. A thick washer or hollow cylinder of metal (also bushing).
BUSH, noun. A mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod stand.
BUSH, noun. A piece of copper, screwed into a gun, through which the venthole is bored.
BUSH, verb. (transitive) To furnish with a bush or lining.
BUSH, proper noun. A surname​.
BUSH ANTELOPE, noun. A bushbuck, Tragelaphus scriptus.
BUSH ANTELOPES, noun. Plural of bush antelope
BUSH BABIES, noun. Plural of bush baby
BUSH BALLAD, noun. (music) A poem or a piece of folk music that celebrates traditional Australian culture, especially rural culture.
BUSH BALLADS, noun. Plural of bush ballad
BUSH BAPTIST, noun. (slang) A fictitious religious affiliation, invoked by a person who does not claim or admit affiliation with a particular church.
BUSH BAPTIST, noun. (slang) A person not educated in any particular religion; a religious zealot or proselytiser not educated in religion.
BUSH BAPTISTS, noun. Plural of bush baptist
BUSH CLOVER, noun. North American species of Lespedeza.
BUSH CRICKET, noun. Alternative form of bush-cricket
BUSH DOG, noun. A wild canine animal, Speothos venaticus, found in Central America.
BUSH DOGS, noun. Plural of bush dog
BUSH FIRE, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) Alternative form of bushfire
BUSH FIRES, noun. Plural of bush fire
BUSH FROG, noun. Sedge frog
BUSH HAMMER, noun. A square-headed hammer with spikes used in stoneworking to either even the surface before polishing, or give it a pockmarked and weathered aspect.
BUSH HAMMERS, noun. Plural of bush hammer
BUSH KANAKA, noun. Alternative spelling of bus kanaka
BUSH LAWYER, noun. Any of the species of climbing blackberry plants in subgenus Rubus subg. Micranthobatus, found in New Zealand.
BUSH LAWYER, noun. (AU) (NZ) One who is not qualified in law yet attempts to expound on legal matters.
BUSH LAWYER, noun. (NZ) (historical) A mining agent.
BUSH LAWYERS, noun. Plural of bush lawyer
BUSH LEAGUE, noun. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) A professional sports association at the lower levels of minor league organization.
BUSH LEAGUE, noun. (figuratively) (by extension) A low-ranking or inferior level among groups, professions, organizations, etc.
BUSH LEAGUE, adjective. Having inferior quality.
BUSH LEAGUE, adjective. Amateurish.
BUSH LEAGUES, noun. Plural of bush league
BUSH LEMON, noun. Rough lemon
BUSH LEMONS, noun. Plural of bush lemon
BUSH PIG, noun. An African pig of the taxonomic genus Potamochoerus; genus or genus.
BUSH PIG, noun. (Australia) (slang) (derogatory) An unattractive woman.
BUSH PIGS, noun. Plural of bush pig
BUSH PILOT, noun. A pilot who flies small aircraft to and from remote locations, over expanses of relatively unpopulated territory.
BUSH PLANE, noun. A light, propeller-driven aircraft, with a high wing, designed to land on, and take off from grass airstrips or rough ground
BUSH PLANES, noun. Plural of bush plane
BUSH POLE, noun. (AU) A pole or other length of wood found or gathered in the bush, as used for basic construction, support etc.; now also, a piece of timber designed to resemble such a pole.
BUSH POLES, noun. Plural of bush pole
BUSH SONG, noun. Synonym of bush ballad.
BUSH SONGS, noun. Plural of bush song
BUSH TELEGRAPH, noun. (idiomatic) A system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.
BUSH TELEGRAPH, noun. (idiomatic) A gossip network.
BUSH TELEGRAPHS, noun. Plural of bush telegraph
BUSH TOMATO, noun. Any of certain nightshades (Solanum species) native to arid parts of Australia.
BUSH TOMATO, noun. The fruit of these plants.
BUSH TOMATOES, noun. Plural of bush tomato
BUSH TUCKER, noun. Traditional Aboriginal food (tucker) gathered or hunted in bushland.
BUSH TYPHUS, noun. Scrub typhus
BUSH WEEK, noun. (Australia) (informal) An imagined or symbolic time when assumedly unsophisticated people from the bush come to the city, likely to be preyed on by tricksters there.

Dictionary definition

BUSH, noun. A low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems.
BUSH, noun. A large wilderness area.
BUSH, noun. Dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes.
BUSH, noun. 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946).
BUSH, noun. United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974).
BUSH, noun. Vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924).
BUSH, noun. Hair growing in the pubic area.
BUSH, verb. Provide with a bushing.
BUSH, adjective. Not of the highest quality or sophistication.

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