bush: Meaning and Definition of
- a low plant with many branches that arise from or near the ground.
- a small cluster of shrubs appearing as a single plant.
- something resembling or suggesting this, as a thick, shaggy head of hair.
- Also calleda small, wooded lot, esp. a farm lot with trees left standing to provide firewood, fence posts, etc.
- the tail of a fox; brush.
- a stretch of uncultivated land covered with mixed plant growth, bushy vegetation, trees, etc.
- a large uncleared area thickly covered with mixed plant growth, trees, etc., as a jungle.
- a large, sparsely populated area most of which is uncleared, as areas of Australia and Alaska.
- a tree branch hung as a sign before a tavern or vintner's shop.
- any tavern sign.
- . pubic hair.
- a wineshop.
- to avoid coming to the point; delay in approaching a subject directly: Stop beating around the bush and tell me what you want.
- to scout or search for persons or things far and wide: beating the bushes for engineers.
- to flee or escape into the bush.
- Slang.to become wild.
- to be or become bushy; branch or spread as or like a bush.
- to cover, protect, support, or mark with a bush or bushes.
- a lining of metal or the like set into an orifice to guard against wearing by friction, erosion, etc.
- a bushing.
- to furnish with a bush; line with metal.
- born 1924, U.S. politician: vice president 1981–89; 41st president of the U.S. 1989–93.
- 1890–1974, U.S. electrical engineer: education and research administrator.
- bushel; bushels.
- bush (Thesaurus)