And because it makes us mush our words, as when we talk to babies.
If mush, as many call him in Pakistan, knew, he should be questioned by the authorities the next time he sets foot in America.
Children play with forks, using the sharp tines to reduce green beans to a mush, or to turn potatoes pink with ketchup.
First of all, no one says “mush” when they want the dogs to go.
Yet, at the party conference and in Shadow Cabinet meetings and in Parliament, she regularly reduced these chaps to mush.
In his first forensic arguments his rapid utterance was as indistinct as if he had mush in his mouth, old men have told me.
Furthermore, the mush of “vegetables” surrounding the house was more than fulfilled.
I shall take revenge in it for all the mush I've had to review lately.
And his head ain't all mush and seeds like a pumpkin, if I'm any judge.
Barnstable boiled up as a caldron of mush breaks into thick, spluttering bubbles.
"kind of porridge," 1670s, in the American colonies, variant of mash (n.) "soft mixture." Meaning "anything soft and thick" is attested from 1824.
command to sled dogs, first recorded 1862, as mouche, perhaps altered from French marchons! "advance!" (imperative of marcher "to march;" see march (v.)).
"to pound to a pulp," 1781, from mush (n.). Related: Mushed; mushing.
The face, esp the mouth and jaws: He pulled his mush away from the plate and sighed
[1859+; origin unknown; perhaps fr Romany, ''man'']