1 [no object]
(often as noun bushwhacking
) North American
& Australian/New Zealand live or travel in wild or uncultivated country:I have not seen a bear yet after seven days of bushwhacking
[with adverbial of direction] cut or push one’s way in a specified direction through dense vegetation:he’d bushwhacked down the steep slopes 2 [no object] North American fight as a guerrilla in the bush. [with object] make a surprise attack on (someone) from a hidden place; ambush.