very tired, worn out

After caring for five kids all day, Mom's bushed. She's exhausted.

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  • bushed — [buʃt] adj [not before noun] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Probably from bushed lost in the bush ( BUSH2) (19 20 centuries)] informal very tired …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bushed — ushed (b[.u]sht), pred. adj. very tired from exertion. Syn: all in(predicate), beat(predicate), dead(predicate), dead tired(predicate), knocked out(predicate). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bushed — [ buʃt ] adjective never before noun INFORMAL extremely tired …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bushed — tired, 1870, Amer.Eng., perhaps from earlier sense of lost in the woods (1856), from BUSH (Cf. bush) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bushed — ► ADJECTIVE informal 1) exhausted. 2) Austral./NZ lost in the bush. 3) Canadian & Austral./NZ mad …   English terms dictionary

  • bushed — [boosht] adj. 1. [Chiefly Austral. & N.Z.] bewildered, as by being lost in the bush ☆ 2. Informal very tired; exhausted …   English World dictionary

  • bushed — [[t]b ʊʃt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ If you say that you are bushed, you mean that you are extremely tired. [INFORMAL] I m bushed. I m going to bed. Syn: beat …   English dictionary

  • bushed — [bUSt] mod. exhausted. □ I am just bushed. □ Another hard day! I am more bushed than ever …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Bushed — Bush Bush, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bushed} (b[.u]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bushing}.] 1. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas. [1913 Webster] 2. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds sown; to harrow with a bush; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bushed — /boosht/, adj. 1. overgrown with bushes. 2. Informal. exhausted; tired out: After all that exercise, I m bushed. 3. Canadian Informal. mentally unbalanced as a result of prolonged residence in a sparsely inhabited region. 4. Australian and New… …   Universalium

  • bushed — adjective /bʊʃt/ Very tired; exhausted. After hours on the airplane and a long drive, Im bushed. Syn: beat …   Wiktionary

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