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slush

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noun \ˈsləsh\

Definition of slush

  1. 1a :  partly melted or watery snowb :  loose ice crystals formed during the early stages of freezing of salt water

  2. 2 :  soft mud :  mire

  3. 3 :  refuse grease and fat from cooking especially on shipboard

  4. 4 :  paper pulp in water suspension

  5. 5 :  trashy and usually cheaply sentimental material

  6. 6 :  unsolicited writings submitted (as to a magazine) for publication

Examples of slush in a Sentence

  1. a sidewalk covered with slush

  2. The movie is just a lot of romantic slush.

Origin and Etymology of slush

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian slusk slush


First Known Use: 1641


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slush

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Definition of slush

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to wet or splash with slush

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to make one's way through slush

  5. 2 :  to make a splashing sound

1807

First Known Use of slush

1807


SLUSH Defined for English Language Learners

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slush

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noun \ˈsləsh\

Definition of slush for English Language Learners

  • : partly melted snow

  • : something that is thought to be silly because it is too romantic or emotional


SLUSH Defined for Kids

slush

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noun \ˈsləsh\

Definition of slush for Students

  1. :  partly melted snow



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