Definition of the bush
: a large area (such as in Australia or Africa) that has not been cleared and that is not used for farming She recently spent several weeks in the bush.
Word by Word Definitions
: a low densely branched shrub
: a close thicket of shrubs suggesting a single plant
: to support, mark, or protect with bushes
: to extend like a bush : resemble a bush
: having a low-growing compact bushy habit
: serving, occurring in, or used in the bush
: falling below acceptable standards : unprofessional
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up the bush? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).