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synonyms for gushy

  • affected
  • affectionate
  • bathetic
  • corny
  • demonstrative
  • dewy-eyed
  • dreamy
  • effusive
  • gushing
  • idealistic
  • impressionable
  • inane
  • insipid
  • jejune
  • languishing
  • lovey-dovey
  • loving
  • maudlin
  • mawkish
  • moonstruck
  • mushy
  • nostalgic
  • overacted
  • overemotiona
See also synonyms for: gushiness
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How to use gushy in a sentence

I was selling forty thousand a month; I believe more than Gushy ever reached; and so they dissolved parliament.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
"Gushy is not in society," said Mr. Seymour Hicks in a solemn tone of contemptuous pity.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
As for Mabel, she was one of them gushy, goo-gooey kind of girls, and she was as struck with the shebang as her dad.
CAPE COD STORIESJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
A gushy, giggly young party Marion is, but she turns out to be quite a help.
THE HOUSE OF TORCHYSEWELL FORD
And Gushy takes an amiable view of this world of hypocrisy and plunder.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
I am as much robbed by that fellow Gushy as men are on the highway.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
They have no particular literary merit or truth to nature, and are rather sentimental and "gushy."
A SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LITERATUREJOHN W. COUSIN
Bo, you're a little fool—a sentimental, romancing, gushy little fool!
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUSHY

  • drippy
  • gushy
  • maudlin
  • mawkish
  • schmaltzy
  • slushy
  • sobby
  • soft
  • soppy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.