What does bushy mean?

Definitions for bushy
ˈbʊʃ ibushy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bushy, shaggy, shaggy-haired, shaggy-coatedadjective

    used of hair; thick and poorly groomed

    "bushy locks"; "a shaggy beard"

  2. bushyadjective

    resembling a bush in being thickly branched and spreading


  1. bushyadjective

    Like a bush in having many widely spread branches.

    The bushy tail of a squirrel.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bushyadjective

    Etymology: from bush.

    The gentle shepherd sat beside a spring,
    All in the shadow of a bushy brier. Edmund Spenser, Pastorals.

    Generally the cutting away of boughs and suckers at the root and body, doth make trees grow high; and, contrariwise, the polling and cutting of the top, make them spread and grow bushy. Francis Bacon, Nat. History, №. 424.

    Statues of this god, with a thick bushy beard, are still many of them extant in Rome. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

    The kids with pleasure browse the bushy plain;
    The show’rs are grateful to the swelling grain. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bushyadjective

    thick and spreading, like a bush

  2. Bushyadjective

    full of bushes; overgrowing with shrubs

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BUSHY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bushy is ranked #70833 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bushy surname appeared 276 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Bushy.

    91.3% or 252 total occurrences were White.
    2.5% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.1% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.8% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bushy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bushy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of bushy in a Sentence

  1. Captain Prado:

    Che Guevara presented a pitiful figure, dirty, smelly and run-down, che Guevara ’d been on the run for months. Che Guevara hair was long, messy and matted, and Che Guevara beard bushy.

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