noun, plural bush·men.
Definition for bushman (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for bushman
I noticed my Bushman friends were getting mighty uneasy, and supposed they were afraid of bogies or something of that kind.Renshaw Fanning's Quest|Bertram Mitford
The eggs form a considerable item in the Bushman's cuisine, and the shells are converted into water flasks, cups, and dishes.Natural History in Anecdote|Various
A bow, essentially similar to that which he employs in the chase, affords the Bushman a simple stringed instrument.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
I'll keep young Bushman with me, and my groom with our horses.Pushed and the Return Push|George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
Weapons and other Bushman treasures are buried with the dead, and the hut materials are burnt in the grave.
British Dictionary definitions for bushman (1 of 2)
noun plural -men
British Dictionary definitions for bushman (2 of 2)
noun plural -man or -men
Word Origin for Bushman
Word Origin and History for bushman
1785, from South African Dutch boschjesman, literally "man of the bush," from boschje, from Dutch bosje, diminutive of bosch, bos (see bush (n.)).