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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Definitions for bushwa

  1. rubbishy nonsense; baloney; bull: You'll hear a lot of boring bushwa about his mechanical skill.

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Citations for bushwa
Bushwa,” she said. “'Bushwa'?” I echoed scornfully. “I suppose that's the high level of intellectual discourse one might expect from the author of the Polly Madison books." Kurt Vonnegut, Bluebeard, 2009
This is all bushwa, if I pressed Butler he would tell me; but I know who they are already. Ward Just, Family Trust, 2007
Origin of bushwa
1915-1920
Bushwa arose in English in the early 1900s, but its origin is unknown. It might be a variation of bourgeois.