mushy

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adjective \ˈmə-shē, especially in sense 2 also ˈmu̇-\

Definition of mushy

mushier

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mushiest

  1. 1a :  having the consistency of mush :  softb :  lacking in definition or precision

  2. 2 :  excessively tender or emotional; especially :  mawkishly amorous

mushily

play \ˈmə-shə-lē, ˈmu̇-\ adverb

mushiness

play \ˈmə-shē-nəs, ˈmu̇-\ noun

Examples of mushy in a sentence

  1. <mushy fruit that was obviously overripe>

1839

First Known Use of mushy

1839


MUSHY Defined for English Language Learners

mushy

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adjective \ˈmə-shē, especially in sense 2 also ˈmu̇-\

Definition of mushy for English Language Learners

  • : soft and wet

  • : too romantic or sentimental


MUSHY Defined for Kids

mushy

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adjective \ˈmə-shē\

Definition of mushy for Students

mushier

mushiest

  1. 1 :  soft and wet <The rotting apples turned mushy.>

  2. 2 :  overly romantic or sentimental <mushy love songs>



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