bushmannoun [ C ]uk /ˈbʊʃ.mən/ us /ˈbʊʃ.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us mainly Australian English
Examples from literature
- Australian bushmen do not, as a rule, make good walkers—their home has been the saddle.
- But it is admitted that the leaders were not bushmen and had had no experience in exploration.
- He was a bushman, rough and weather-beaten, with only one peculiarity.
- Sometimes the solitary bushman or prospector, looking across a deep valley, saw, nestled amongst the opposite hills, a beautiful meadow of grass.
- They were almost exactly in the situation of Australian bushmen who live exclusively by foraging, with some not-too-efficient hunting.