Definition of bushwalking in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝oSHˌwôkiNG/


chiefly Australian/New Zealand
Hiking or backpacking.
Example sentences
  • Norma has been bushwalking for almost 15 years but she says the experience has made her rethink her safety - she'll now carry food and equipment even on the simplest of day walks.
  • While summer is the perfect time to be outdoors - whether it's bushwalking at a national park or pottering around the garden - it's also the most likely time to run into a snake.
  • Pioneers of bushwalking and advocates of national parks were the harbingers of an engagement with nature that at last offered respect for and restitution of the environment.



Pronunciation: /-ˌwôkər/
Example sentences
  • We are not experienced bushwalkers, but found the walks to be pleasant, interesting and not too long for little legs.
  • Mr Coulter was found semi-conscious in his car a few hours later by bushwalkers.
  • To be a good canyoneer here, you must be a great bushwalker.

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Syllabification: bush·walk·ing

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