slushy

adjective
\ ˈslə-shē \
slushier; slushiest

Definition of slushy

: being, involving, or resembling slush: such as
a : full of or covered with slush slushy streets
b : made up of or having the consistency of slush slushy snow
c : having a cheaply sentimental quality a slushy novel

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Other Words from slushy

slushiness noun

Synonyms for slushy

Synonyms

miry, mucky, muddy, oozy, slimy, sludgy

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Examples of slushy in a Sentence

the slushy racetrack resulted in a significantly slower time for the winning horse slushy music underscores the movie's emotional scenes

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What’s harder is dealing with mild slushy winters that drag on. Mosha Lundström Halbert, Vogue, "How to Win at Winter, Scandinavian Style," 30 Nov. 2018 Though much of the country is expected to see showers, conditions could change and bring snow or a slushy mix of the two. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "AccuWeather Predicts This Season's First Major Snowstorm Is About to Hit Much of the U.S.," 12 Nov. 2018 Let thaw until broth is partially liquid, with a slushy texture, about 8 hours. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "How to Eat to Beat the Heat, Korean Style," 8 Aug. 2018 Just in time for summer, Miri’s shack opened on Golden Garden beach with slushy drinks, ice cream and root beer floats. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Loosen your belt: 46 more restaurant and ice cream openings in Seattle and on the Eastside to try," 25 June 2018 Buy Photo For some people, the height of summer means frosty beers, pink wine, or slushy neon margaritas. Joy Manning, Philly.com, "Where to drink in Philadelphia during Dry July," 12 July 2018 From the bar, diners can expect takes on '70s cocktails, a wine list emphasizing rosés, and some slushy drinks. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Snack Boys' opening pushed to Jan. 19," 16 Jan. 2018 The scientists also say that second tsunami might have thrown slushy, icy boulders across the Martian landscape. William Herkewitz, Popular Mechanics, "There Were Mega-Tsunamis on Mars," 19 May 2016 The waterproof layer kept feet dry and toasty when conditions turned slushy, even if the Forge tended to overheat on warm days. Outside Online, "The Best Trail Shoes of 2018," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of slushy

1791, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near slushy

slush lamp

slushpit

slush pulp

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slut

sluther

sluttery

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The first known use of slushy was in 1791

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slushy

adjective
\ ˈslə-shē \
slushier; slushiest

Kids Definition of slushy

: covered with or resembling partly melted snow slushy roads

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