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n. (context AU colloquial English) Someone who lives or spends a lot of time in the bush; a bushman.


A Bushie, or less commonly, Bushite or Bushy, is a term referring to a political supporter of George H. W. Bush or George W. Bush. More specifically, it is used to denote the inner circle of Bush advisors, appointees, and acolytes. The label carries much the same meaning as the terms "Reaganite" and "Clintonista," which are used to denote aides and followers of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton, respectively.

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Every time the Bushies talked about Iraq, they talked about the lessons of September 11.