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bushy

[ boosh-ee ]
/ ˈbʊʃ i /
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adjective, bush·i·er, bush·i·est.
resembling a bush; thick and shaggy: bushy whiskers.
full of or overgrown with bushes.
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Origin of bushy

First recorded in 1350–1400, bushy is from the Middle English word busshi.See bush1, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM bushy

bush·i·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for bushy (1 of 2)

bushy1
/ (ˈbʊʃɪ) /

adjective bushier or bushiest
covered or overgrown with bushes
thick and shaggybushy eyebrows

Derived forms of bushy

bushily, adverbbushiness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for bushy (2 of 2)

bushy2

bushie

/ (ˈbʊʃɪ) /

noun plural bushies Australian informal
a person who lives in the bush
an unsophisticated uncouth person
a member of a bush fire brigade
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