HyperDic: bushwhacker

English > 2 senses of the word bushwhacker:
NOUNperson bushwhacker, hillbillya disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
person bushwhackera Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War
English > bushwhacker: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA disparaging term for an unsophisticated person.
Synonymhillbilly
BroaderrusticAn unsophisticated country person
Spanishcateto, hillbilly, paleto, palurdo
English > bushwhacker: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War.
BroaderConfederate soldierA soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
Verbsbushwhackwait in hiding to attack
bushwhacklive in the bush as a fugitive or as a guerilla

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