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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.]
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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]
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bush•man

(ˈbʊʃ mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a woodsman.
2. Australian. a dweller in the bush.
3. (cap.) San 2 .
[1775–85; boschjesman]
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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"
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Translations

bushman

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

[ˈbʊʃmæn] nBochiman(e) m
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
I never looked back, but I knew that my brother's eyes, behind me, were looking steadily ahead, for the boat went as straight as a bushman's dart, when it leaves the end of the sumpitan.
Bushman was with Godolphin when younger but was sent to the sales ring before he reached the track.
For purposes of my argument, the relevant question is not so much whether Van der Post's representation of the Bushman is true, but what the context, nature and purpose are of his representation.
We Bushmen of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve are happy that African Business magazine has been talking about the eviction of our people from their land (African Business, July 2006 issue, 'The Bushman Saga').
Richard Bushman's collection of Latter-day Saint Essays illustrates the experience of one scholar in the field.
"It's not because you don't have the means that you don't dream," says Guy-Serge Namane, a director at the second Bushman Film Festival, a cornucopia of global smartphone cinema.
By Richard Lyman Bushman. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018.
The prepared dental plaster casts were examined for morphological variations such as shoveling, bushman canine, distal accessory ridge and cusp of Carabelli.