bush Definition

  • 1a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length
  • 2a thing resembling a bush, especially in being thick, shaggy, or unkempt
  • 3a person who is inexperienced at or unskilled in a particular activity

Using bush: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "bush" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The garden was full of flowering bushes.

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    The car was hidden behind a bush.

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    He's a bit of a bush when it comes to cooking.

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    The area was covered in dense bush.

bush Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for bush

Phrases with bush

  • to avoid talking about something directly


    Stop beating around the bush and tell me what you really think.

  • a biblical symbol of God's presence, as in the story of Moses and the burning bush


    The burning bush is an iconic image from the Old Testament.

  • bush league

    unprofessional or amateurish


    His work was considered bush league by the critics.


Summary: bush in Brief

The word 'bush' [bสŠสƒ] refers to a shrub or clump of shrubs, often used to describe thick, shaggy, or unkempt things. It can also refer to a person who is inexperienced or unskilled in a particular activity. Phrases like 'beat around the bush' and 'bush league' are commonly used in English.

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