Definition of bushman
1 capitalized [modification of obsolete Afrikaans boschjesman, from boschje (diminutive of bosch forest) + Afrikaans man] now sometimes offensive a : a member of a group of short-statured peoples of southern Africa who traditionally live by hunting and foragingb : the Khoisan languages spoken by these people
2a : woodsmanb chiefly Australia : a person who lives in the bush
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