slush

7 ENTRIES FOUND:

1slush

noun \ˈsləsh\

: partly melted snow

: something that is thought to be silly because it is too romantic or emotional

Full Definition of SLUSH

1
a :  partly melted or watery snow
b :  loose ice crystals formed during the early stages of freezing of salt water
2
:  soft mud :  mire
3
:  refuse grease and fat from cooking especially on shipboard
4
:  paper pulp in water suspension
5
:  trashy and usually cheaply sentimental material
6
:  unsolicited writings submitted (as to a magazine) for publication

Examples of SLUSH

  1. a sidewalk covered with slush
  2. The movie is just a lot of romantic slush.

Origin of SLUSH

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian slusk slush
First Known Use: 1641

Rhymes with SLUSH

2slush

verb

Definition of SLUSH

transitive verb
:  to wet or splash with slush
intransitive verb
1
:  to make one's way through slush
2
:  to make a splashing sound

First Known Use of SLUSH

1807

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