Examples of mushy in a Sentence
mushy fruit that was obviously overripe
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Because nobody likes mushy bananas in their lunch box, right?
Sometimes, steaks cooked via the sous-vide method come out a little mushy.
But this was served warm and cooked throughout without being mushy.
Then again, just because the Democratic Party’s agenda isn’t constrained by the need to appeal to a (largely nonexistent) mushy middle, that doesn’t mean that it isn’t hemmed in by other factors.
The arborio rice was overcooked and under-salted, yielding a mushy meal for which the woodsy mushrooms could not compensate.
His menu of British delights includes five types of fish paired with chips (peeled by King himself), the Scottish specialty haggis, mushy peas, deep-fried Mars Bars and more.
In South Korea, Spam is considered a popular holiday gift, while in the U.K., the Spam fritter is served with chips and mushy peas in burger bars.
Stay away from larger cold-water fish (think halibut, Atlantic cod, and swordfish), which tend to be mushy when raw and may contain parasites (don’t worry, cooking takes care of those things).
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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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