Definition of slushy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsləSHē/

adjective (slushier, slushiest)

1Resembling, consisting of, or covered with slush: slushy snow
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  • It had attracted a lot of attention, and Misha wasn't surprised that on the morning of the second day, the Metro's headline picture showed the Eiffel Tower lying down in a field covered in slushy snow.
  • Nothing could be further from the reality of downtown Kiev with its dirty, slushy snow and its eternal grey skies.
  • But that journey was almost over now, and he felt his spirits rise with every step as he churned back into motion through the muddy, slushy snow.
2 informal Excessively sentimental: slushy novels
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  • Writing about this without descending into slushy sentimentality would seem impossible, but Eggers manages it.
  • For couples everywhere it means love, romance and all that doe-eyed, slushy sentimental stuff.
  • With Cancer being a water sign, people often assume that slushy sentimentality takes precedence over sex in their lives.



Example sentences
  • That view seems quite consistent with recent news reports of Greenland's slushiness, 2002 having been a record year for summer melting there.
  • You are so much better at romantic slushiness than me - you know you are - so maybe we could collaborate?
  • There is plenty of slushiness about Roo and baby Heffalump's growing friendship and when they just want their mummies, it becomes a little nauseating.

Words that rhyme with slushy

brushy, gushy, mushy, plushy, rushy

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Syllabification: slush·y

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