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Extremely tired; exhausted: "I once stayed awake seven years on end. Not even a nap. Boy, was I bushed" (Martin Amis).
[Possibly from Australian slang, lost in the bush.]
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1. (postpositive) extremely tired; exhausted
2. (Psychology) Canadian mentally disturbed from living in isolation, esp in the north
3. Austral and NZ lost or bewildered, as in the bush
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1. overgrown with bushes.
2. Informal. exhausted; tired out.
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|Adj.||1.||bushed - very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
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adj (inf: = exhausted) → groggy (inf)
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bushed[bʊʃt] adj (fam) (exhausted) → distrutto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. pop. [exhausted] hecho polvo; agotado-a, molido-a, exhausto-a.
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