- 1Tired out; exhausted: unless you’re totally bushed, it’s best to press onMore example sentences
- We finally got her to sleep about 7.00 am so we were all fairly bushed.
- We've been over to see Dad today before doing a bit of shopping, so now we're chilling, totally bushed and ready for a drink!
- He looks genuinely bushed, and that's a great shame, because he's played some fantastic tennis here.
- 2Australian /NZ Lost in the bush.More example sentences
- Bushmanship was the talent, akin to that of Aborigines, for finding one's way through the bush, relying only on natural signs; to be bushed was to lose one's way, perhaps figuratively as well as geographically.
- I have a reasonable good understanding of maps and have never been truly lost, although I have been "bushed" a few times.
- If you get yourself "bushed" (lost) on one of these legs, you also need to be able to navigate on a "back bearing" using the compass to backtrack your way out.
- 2.1Flummoxed or bewildered.More example sentences
- This has me bushed, so if anyone can tell me if this unit actually can do this I would be very grateful.
- Now for Mr John Campbell, I think he has been a little bit bushed in his remarks about the murder of a young man named Kelly.
- 3Canadian Psychologically disturbed on account of isolation: unused to solitude, he went bushedMore example sentences
- Much of the film takes place within the confines of a cabin during the winter, and the faces on the characters by the time spring rolls around add a new dimension to the idea of being ‘bushed’.
More definitions of bushedDefinition of bushed in:
- The US English dictionary