Crossword clues for bushed
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
bushed \bushed\ (b[.u]sht), pred. adj. very tired from exertion.
Syn: all in(predicate), beat(predicate), dead(predicate), dead tired(predicate), knocked out(predicate).
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"tired," 1870, American English, perhaps from earlier sense of "lost in the woods" (1856), from bush (n.).
a. Very tired; exhausted.
adj. very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip" [syn: all in(p), beat(p), bushed(p), dead(p)]
Usage examples of "bushed".
Very powerful magic, indeed, to draw the al tention of the magically powerful party that had air bushed Verner.
But we never thought that we were getting the leftover crop of caramel apples, that the Indian ponies and trick riders went through their routines with an eye on the clock, that the rides clattered in need of oiling and the barkers were surly not to add flavor but because they were damned bushed.
I'm bushed and my back and arm muscles are screaming bloody murder.