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Bush·man

 (bo͝osh′mən)
n.
1. See San2.
2. bushman Australian One who lives or travels in the wilderness, especially in the outback.

[Translation of Afrikaans boschjeman : boschje, bush + man, man.]

bushman

(ˈbʊʃmən)
n, pl -men
Austral and NZ a person who lives or travels in the bush, esp one versed in bush lore

Bushman

(ˈbʊʃmən)
n, pl -man or -men
1. (Peoples) a member of a hunting and gathering people of southern Africa, esp the Kalahari region, typically having leathery yellowish skin, short stature, and prominent buttocks
2. (Languages) any language of this people, belonging to the Khoisan family
[C18: from Afrikaans boschjesman]

bush•man

(ˈbʊʃ mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a woodsman.
2. Australian. a dweller in the bush.
3. (cap.) San 2 .
[1775–85; boschjesman]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bushman - a member of the race of nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa
nomad - a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
2.bushman - a dweller in the Australian bush country
pioneer - one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory; "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"
Translations

bushman

[ˈbʊʃmən] N (bushmen (pl)) → bosquimano m, bosquimán m

Bushman

[ˈbʊʃmæn] nBochiman(e) m
References in classic literature ?
He had brought back much scientific information from South Africa, and many a charming evening we have spent together discussing the comparative anatomy of the Bushman and the Hottentot.
He could smell a crocodile farther off and more differentiatingly than could any man, than could even a salt-water black or a bushman smell one.
With one barrel of his ten- gauge shot-gun he had blown the life out of the bushman who had so nearly got him; with the other barrel he had peppered the bushmen bending over Sagawa, and had the pleasure of knowing that the major portion of the charge had gone into the one who leaped away with Sagawa's head.
There was an old bushman working there, occupied in selling fagots from trees that had been leveled by his axe.
He has gone straight ahead, right into the danger, and doubtless far enough from the bushman for the wind to prevent his hearing the report of the rifles.
The information of the bushman was after all doubtful, and Ardan was about to propose their abandoning this useless pursuit, when all at once Maston stopped.
National Storage Tank contacted Jeff Helton, one of their friends and suppliers at Bushman Tanks to see if they couldn't join forces and do something to help.
Way of the Bushman As Told By the Tribal Elders: Spiritual Teachings and Practices of the Kalahari Jul'hoansi is told in the Bushman's own words and provides a series of insightful teachings on how they receive direct transmissions of God's words through the universal life force.
R]eligion is far more uniform throughout Bushman and even Khoisan southern Africa than are material aspects of culture and society (Barnard 2007: 96).
That may not be good for them or for society," says Brad Bushman, coauthor of the study and professor of communication at Ohio State University, Columbus.
For a good part of the summer, I lived with a bushman in the Kalahari Desert of Botswana.
People can relate to this idea that when they get hungry, they get cranky," said US lead researcher Dr Brad Bushman, from Ohio State University.