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gushy

[ guhsh-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF gushy

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And Gushy takes an amiable view of this world of hypocrisy and plunder.

I am as much robbed by that fellow Gushy as men are on the highway.

They have no particular literary merit or truth to nature, and are rather sentimental and "gushy."

Bo, you're a little fool—a sentimental, romancing, gushy little fool!

I was selling forty thousand a month; I believe more than Gushy ever reached; and so they dissolved parliament.

"Gushy is not in society," said Mr. Seymour Hicks in a solemn tone of contemptuous pity.

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.

A gushy, giggly young party Marion is, but she turns out to be quite a help.

WORD ORIGIN

1845, from gush in the metaphoric sense + -y (2). Related: Gushily; gushiness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GUSHY

bathetic

adjectivesentimental
  • drippy
  • gushy
  • maudlin
  • mawkish
  • schmaltzy
  • slushy
  • sobby
  • soft
  • soppy
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