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slushier; slushiest
: being, involving, or resembling slush: such as
: full of or covered with slush
slushy streets
: made up of or having the consistency of slush
slushy snow
: having a cheaply sentimental quality
a slushy novel
slushiness noun


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variants or slushie or less commonly slushee
plural slushies also slushees
: a drink made of flavored ice crystals
a lemon slushy
For breakfast this morning she had a frozen strawberry slushie.David Samuels
When the Skowhegan Fair is over, everyone is dizzy from the rides, everyone has slushies smeared on their shirts, and everyone is very, very satisfied.New England Monthly

Examples of slushy in a Sentence

Adjective the slushy racetrack resulted in a significantly slower time for the winning horse slushy music underscores the movie's emotional scenes
Recent Examples on the Web
Then, when temperatures rose as the plane descended, the slushy mixture dislodged into the engine and interrupted its workings. Caitlin Rivers, Foreign Affairs, 2 July 2024 As a kid at a Whalers game, he was hit with a playful slushy snowball from Gordie Howe, who skated by again and winked at him. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 29 June 2024 Customers will accumulate points for catching digital coneys, which can be redeemed for various prizes that include a Skyline Hawaiian shirt, a Coke slushy machine and more. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 24 June 2024 Pair it with: Kimchi seasoned fries ($5.29), a slushy ($4.79) or both! Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, 24 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for slushy 

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Word History



slush entry 1 + -y

First Known Use


1791, in the meaning defined above


1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slushy was in 1791

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Cite this Entry

“Slushy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


slushier; slushiest
: full of or resembling slush
a slushy road
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