gushy

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adjective \ˈgə-shē\

Definition of gushy

gushier

gushiest

  1. :  marked by effusive sentimentality

gushily

play \ˈgə-shə-lē\ adverb

gushiness

play \ˈgə-shē-nəs\ noun

Examples of gushy in a sentence

  1. <a gushy review of a novel by an author who just happened to be a friend of the critic>

1845

First Known Use of gushy

1845


GUSHY Defined for English Language Learners

gushy

play
adjective \ˈgə-shē\

Definition of gushy for English Language Learners

  • : very emotional or enthusiastic



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