Definition of gusher in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌʃə/


1An oil well from which oil flows profusely without being pumped.
Example sentences
  • If only a brace of gushers were to be discovered.
  • A weighting agent adds body to petroleum and prevents the formation of gushers.
  • But in 1959-some thirty years after a Soviet scientist had forecast the presence of vast oil deposits in the forested swamps of West Siberia - a gusher was struck.
2An effusive person.
Example sentences
  • Walter drips rancid elegance as the hostess from hell, and there is lively support from Penny Downie as an unquenchable gusher.
  • It's nice to be able to sincerely gush, surrounded by other sincere gushers, about love and friendship and a sacred relationship, and know that you are in an irony free zone.
  • I have seen Episode 20 now and I agree with the gushers above.

Words that rhyme with gusher

blusher, crusher, flusher, Prussia, rusher, Russia, usher

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Line breaks: gush¦er

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