Definition of gusher in English:


Syllabification: gush·er
Pronunciation: /ˈgəSHər


  • 1An oil well from which oil flows profusely without being pumped.
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    • 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: the earnest, ingratiating gusher of numerous television interviews
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    • 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.

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