- a person who lives by robbing travelers and isolated homesteads in the bush.
- a person who drives a hard, and sometimes dishonest, bargain.
OTHER WORDS FROM bushrangerbushranging, noun
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How to use bushranger in a sentence
It's bad enough being compelled to turn thief and bushranger, but it would be worse if I was caught.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
It was a dirty burgling business for a decent bushranger to lose his life in, now wasn't it?The Boss of Taroomba|E. W. Hornung
With no groan or word he fell; and when I reached the side of Smith there was not another bushranger left to battle with.
I propped his back against some spare blankets, and heard the bushranger's story.
Becky, the servant, had utterly collapsed at the word bushranger; the other two faces looked as if carved in stone.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various