verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for gushed
“This is a prestigious panel, an all-star group,” Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) gushed of the five people sitting before him.
I just gushed about my husband and he never brought it up again.
Helen cultivated a low and seductively breathy voice and gushed with compliments to win people to her wishes.Helen Gurley Brown Was the Practical Goddess of Love to Ordinary Women|Gail Sheehy|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the transformation that Jowell gushed about simply never materialized.Do the Olympics Boost the Economy? Studies Show the Impact Is Likely Negative|Mark Perryman|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But while promoting Rock of Ages in May, he gushed about Holmes like they were still madly in love.Did Scientology Eventually Bring Down Cruise-Holmes Marriage?|Ramin Setoodeh, Lizzie Crocker|June 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It gushed down upon her bed and was already flooding the cave floor.Into the Primitive|Robert Ames Bennet
His eyes seemed to feast upon the purple stream that gushed from the wound, and stained the carpet.City Crimes|Greenhorn
As his body was consumed, the bystanders were astonished at the quantity of blood that gushed from his heart.From John O'Groats to Land's End|Robert Naylor and John Naylor
De Hooch stared at the twisted pipes and the stream of water that gushed out of a cracked valve.The Bramble Bush|Gordon Randall Garrett
They gushed, of course, they always gush, but one felt so apart.Lady Cassandra|Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
British Dictionary definitions for gushed
Word Origin for gush
Word Origin and History for gushed
12c., gosshien "make noises in the stomach," later (c.1400) "rush out suddenly, pour out," probably formed imitativeally in English under influence of Old Norse gusa "to gush, spurt," related to geyser. Metaphoric sense of "speak in an effusive manner" first recorded 1873. Related: Gushed; gushing. The noun is 1680s, from the verb.