Examples of mushy in a Sentence
mushy fruit that was obviously overripe
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This superbly crisp apple has a concentrated taste and bakes up juicy but not mushy.
The beef, shredded lettuce and tomato measured up to Kincaid’s past, and the soft, mushy bun still managed to contain this big burger.
And its prior presidents and presidential candidates had been reduced to mushy punching bags, strangely bragging about their own virtue in not responding to invective while their own supporters and defenders were left to be smeared and defamed.
Hostas, for instance, get really mushy and ugly after a hard freeze.
Noodles and leafy greens like spinach are great when they're first prepared, but will usually wind up slimy and mushy the next day—definitely a sad desk lunch.
Add apples and cook 3 minutes, until slightly softened but not mushy.
The Journey’s mushy-feeling brake pedal undercuts its decent results in our 70-mph-to-zero braking test.
Because nobody likes mushy bananas in their lunch box, right?
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First Known Use of mushy
Synonymschocolate-box, cloying, drippy, fruity, gooey, lovey-dovey, maudlin, mawkish, corny, novelettish, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, slushy, soppy, soupy, spoony (or spooney), sticky, sugarcoated, sugary, wet
Related Wordsdreamy, misty-eyed, moonstruck, moony, nostalgic, starry-eyed; feel-good, fuzzy; melodramatic, soap-operatic, soapy, sudsy; flat, insipid, soft-boiled, tasteless, vapid, watery; cutesy, twee [chiefly British]
Near Antonymsunadulterated, unvarnished; antisentimental, cynical, hard-boiled, hard-edged, hardheaded
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