Meaning of BUSH in English


bush /bʊʃ/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1200-1300 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: bos , bosc 'wood' ]

1 . a plant with many thin branches growing up from the ground ⇨ tree , shrub :

a rose bush

The child was hiding in the bushes.

2 . the bush wild country that has not been cleared, especially in Australia or Africa

3 . a bush of hair is a lot of thick untidy hair

⇨ beat about the bush at ↑ beat 1 (14)

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.