bushwhacker bushwhacker

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
  2. (n) a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War

Usage(s):

  1. The Makarios whom the British had regarded as an ecclesiastical bushwhacker was now being welcomed in London.
  2. In the spring of 1948, a bushwhacker shattered Noble's right arm with a shotgun blast.

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  1. "It's going to be exciting and I'm looking forward to it," Honky Tonk said. "I've not been over that way in five or six years and Canada wrestling fans are some of the best in the world." "Plus, I'll be around my old friend Bushwhacker...
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Honky Tonk Man Source: St. Catharines Standard

  2. Of one Times editor who criticized him in public but was friendly in private, Raines writes, "What is it about this place that has given this good man the soul of a bushwhacker?"
    on Apr 13, 2006 By: Howell Raines Source: MSNBC

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