Definition of gushy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌʃi/

adjective (gushier, gushiest)

Excessively effusive: her gushy manner
More example sentences
  • Early betting has the boys as odds-on favourites to claim the top spot with their gushy ballad, but the girls' effort is gaining fast.
  • We mustn't dismiss such words as gushy and sentimental nonsense.
  • I feel positively gushy and garrulous this fine day.



Example sentences
  • The veracity of the events depicted in gushily romantic style by the author has not been disputed by Buckingham Palace.


Example sentences
  • Enid Blyton is also a given, although her own book is mercifully free of the girlish gushiness of both.
  • However, these intervals of gushiness are insignificant in the book as a whole.
  • A woman of a certain age and of a certain gushiness approached her.

Words that rhyme with gushy

brushy, mushy, plushy, rushy, slushy

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