Examples of bushwhack in a Sentence
The group bushwhacked through the jungle.
They used the controversy as an opportunity to bushwhack their political opponents.
Recent Examples of bushwhack from the Web
Think about Photoshop or Excel: Both are so massively capable that using them properly requires bushwhacking through a dense jungle of keyboard shortcuts, menu trees, and impossible-to-find toolbars.
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Origin and Etymology of bushwhack
back-formation from bushwhacker
First Known Use: 1866See Words from the same year
BUSHWHACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bushwhack for English Language Learners
: to clear a path through thick woods by cutting down bushes and low tree branches
: to attack (someone) suddenly
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