bush

I. adj
provincial or primitive. A term that can mean either rural or second-rate, or both. Much used in Australia in expressions such as 'bush scrubber' and 'bush law-yer' and, to a lesser extent, in the USA where it is often in the form bush-league, meaning small-town or small-time.
II. n
1.
the pubic hair area. The term is used more often by men of a woman's pubic hair than vice versa.
► 'Naff things the French do on a beach: ...display enormous pubic bushes.' (Complete Naff Guide, 1983)
2.
marihuana, grass. A common term among smokers in the Caribbean and Britain. Bush refers especially to cannabis leaves and seeds sold unsorted and uncleaned.
► 'Prisoners cut off the cannabis leaves and dry them before smoking the drug in a form known as "bush".' (Observer, 12 June 1988)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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