Simple Definition of bushwhack
: to clear a path through thick woods by cutting down bushes and low tree branches
: to attack (someone) suddenly
Examples of bushwhack in a sentence
The group bushwhacked through the jungle.
They used the controversy as an opportunity to bushwhack their political opponents.
Origin and Etymology of bushwhack
back-formation from bushwhacker
First Known Use: 1866
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