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gush

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verb \ˈgəsh\

Definition of gush

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to issue copiously or violently

  3. 2 :  to emit a sudden copious flow

  4. 3 :  to make an effusive display of affection or enthusiasm an aunt gushing over the baby

  5. transitive verb
  6. 1 :  to emit in a copious free flow

  7. 2 :  to say or write effusively

gushingly

play \ˈgə-shiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of gush in a Sentence

  1. Oil gushed from the well.

  2. Blood gushed from the wound.

  3. I'm tired of hearing her gush about her boyfriend.

  4. Everyone has been gushing over the baby.

  5. Oh, your baby is so cute! they gushed.

Origin and Etymology of gush

Middle English guschen


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gush

noun

Definition of gush

  1. 1a :  a sudden outpouringb :  something emitted in a gushing forth

  2. 2 :  an effusive display or outpouring

Examples of gush in a Sentence

  1. A gush of oil came out of the well.

  2. the dam burst with a stupendous gush of water

First Known Use of gush

circa 1682


GUSH Defined for English Language Learners

gush

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verb

Definition of gush for English Language Learners

  • : to flow out very quickly and in large amounts

  • : to produce a large amount of (a quickly flowing liquid)

  • : to speak in an extremely enthusiastic way

gush

noun

Definition of gush for English Language Learners

  • : a sudden outward flow of a large amount of liquid


GUSH Defined for Kids

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gush

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verb \ˈgəsh\

Definition of gush for Students

gushed

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gushing

  1. 1 :  to flow or pour out in large amounts Water gushed from the fountain.

  2. 2 :  to act or speak in a very affectionate or enthusiastic way He gushed forth praise for the Abbey victuals. — Brian Jacques, Redwall


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gush

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noun

Definition of gush for Students

  1. :  a sudden free pouring out a gush of tears



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