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To become voluminous ("bushy") in appearance. That plant bushed out so much this year that it blocked some of my flowers from the sun. My hair is so curly that it will just bush out if I cut it short.
informal Completely exhausted, fatigued, or worn out. After spending all day walking around the city, I was totally bushed. I'm heading to bed earlier—I'm bushed, man.
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[for a plant, bush, beard, head of hair] to develop many small branches or hairs. His beard bushed out and really needed trimming. I hope the hedge bushes out nicely this year.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
mod. exhausted. Another hard day! I am more bushed than ever.
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