Examples of gushy in a Sentence
a gushy review of a novel by an author who just happened to be a friend of the critic
Recent Examples of gushy from the Web
All the dances are standard cliché numbers; Mr. Maillot’s alternation between cartoonlike acting and gushy lyricism makes the characters look deranged.
Who wants to hear my mush, gushy love story with my girlfriend?'
The Biebs utilizes his falsetto in sensual fashion, which makes his lovey-dovey lyrics come off as more alluring than gushy.
Output in the play, located in Louisiana and east Texas, fell to a six-year low last March, pressured by tumbling gas prices and competition from gushier, more profitable wells in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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First Known Use of gushy
Synonymsadulatory, gushing, fulsome, hagiographic (also hagiographical), oily, oleaginous, soapy, unctuous
Related Wordsdrooling, slavering, slobbering; cloying, sickening; demonstrative, effusive, mushy, uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; artificial, backhanded, feigned, hypocritical, insincere, left-handed, mealymouthed, sanctimonious, two-faced; disarming, endearing, ingratiating, winning, winsome; extravagant, lavish, unrestrained; abundant, copious, profuse
Near Antonymsartless, earnest, genuine, heartfelt, honest, ingenuous, sincere, true, unaffected, unfeigned, unpretending, unpretentious
GUSHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gushy for English Language Learners
: very emotional or enthusiastic
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