gusher

play
noun gush·er \ˈgə-shər\

Definition of gusher

  1. :  one that gushes; specifically :  an oil well with a copious natural flow

Recent Examples of gusher from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'gusher'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of gusher

1864


GUSHER Defined for English Language Learners

gusher

play
noun

Definition of gusher for English Language Learners

  • : someone or something that gushes; especially : an oil well that produces a large and forceful flow of oil

Learn More about gusher


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gusher? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to become worse as time passes

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!