mush

noun (1)
\ˈməsh, especially in sense 3 also ˈmu̇sh \

Definition of mush 

(Entry 1 of 4)

1 : a thick porridge made with cornmeal boiled in water or milk

2 : something soft and spongy or shapeless

3a : weak sentimentality : drivel

b : mawkish amorousness

mush

verb (1)
mushed; mushing; mushes

Definition of mush (Entry 2 of 4)

transitive verb

chiefly dialectal : to reduce to a crumbly mass

intransitive verb

of an airplane : to fly in a partly or nearly stalled condition

mush

verb (2)
mushed; mushing; mushes

Definition of mush (Entry 3 of 4)

intransitive verb

: to travel especially over snow with a sled drawn by dogs often used as a command to a dog team

mush

noun (2)

Definition of mush (Entry 4 of 4)

: a trip especially across snow with a dog team

Other Words from mush

Verb (1)

musher noun

Verb (2)

musher noun

First Known Use of mush

Noun (1)

1671, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb (1)

circa 1781, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Verb (2)

1862, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mush

Noun (1)

probably alteration of mash

Verb (2)

probably from French marchons, 1st plural imperative of marcher to move, march, from Middle French marchier — more at march

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mush

noun
\ˈməsh \

Kids Definition of mush

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : cornmeal boiled in water or milk

2 : something that is soft and wet and often shapeless He cooked the vegetables till they were mush.

mush

verb
mushed; mushing

Kids Definition of mush (Entry 2 of 2)

: to travel across snow with a sled pulled by dogs

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