Definition of bushwhacker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bushwhacker

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbʊʃwækə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʊʃwækər//
     
     
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  1. 1(North American English, Australian English, New Zealand English) a person who lives or travels in an area of wild country
  2. 2(North American English) a person who fights in a guerrilla war
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bushwhacker