Meaning of bush mouse in English:

bush mouse


  • Any of many small native mammals, including marsupial mice and rodents.

    ‘a tiny bush mouse was scurrying across the ground by an ant hill’
    • ‘No tent. Bush mice hopping. A far cry from romantic.’
    • ‘There were cast bronze and aluminium sculptures of echidnas and bush mice.’
    • ‘As I came to this realization the bush mouse moved.’
    • ‘How do children catch a bush mouse?’
    • ‘In the corner of the Witch's house there just happened to be hiding a tiny bush mouse.’
    • ‘Instead of a town mouse and a country mouse in Australia, there would be a town mouse and a bush mouse.’
    • ‘The bush mice came in out of the cold and wet.’
    • ‘A virus was isolated from the tissues of a trapped local bush mouse.’
    • ‘I had derived maximum satisfaction from sharing the smallest of things, for example, the sharing of a bush mouse or small bird with my siblings.’
    • ‘A virus was finally run to earth, one that caused a harmless lifelong infection in a local species of bush mouse.’