When one is walking along and is suddenly struck by a bush or tree limb.
Richard: "I just ran straight into that tree branch. I've been bush-wacked!"
Being involuntarily recalled or having your tour of duty extended against your will.
There I am sitting at my desk, thinking about how I will spend the long weekend with my wife and kids, when the army calls telling me I've been bushwacked.
state of iraq or other post war countries
That country got bushwacked by the US.
Having your enlistment military extended because the president sent you to an unwinnable war!
Lt. Delaney's platoon just got bushwacked for another six months
The act of lie
ing and steal
ing to get what you want. Usually commited by members of the Bush family. (Not the bean people, the political family, silly!)
In order to become President and start the Empiral Nation of America, George W. and his ass-licking minions, BUSHWACKED the people of the U.S. and the world.
To be completely exhausted after an intense period of high physical and mental alertness.
Slope side: Going down a mountain face, hitting moguls and ending up dodging branches, twigs and rocks in a thick patch of trees. You come out bushwacked.
Helping your buddy move all his stuff into a new place for two days involving tons of lifting and logistics. You end up late sunday evening bushwacked, beer in hand.
The act of ambushing your male friends with a girlfriend to an event after it was clearly understood no women were welcome. Typical events include testosterone only poker parties and sports events or estrogen chasing social events such as street festivals or house parties in which it is understood do NOT bring sand to the beach!!!
I can't believe John bushwacked me at the door with his girlfriend. Yet, the poker party invitation was specifically clear - No Chicks Allowed. So, I had no ploblem with turning him and his lady away.