gusher

[ guhsh-er ]
/ ˈgʌʃ ər /

noun

a flowing oil well, usually of large capacity.
a person who gushes.

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Origin of gusher

First recorded in 1860–65; gush + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for gusher

gusher
/ (ˈɡʌʃə) /

noun

a person who gushes, as in being unusually effusive or sentimental
something, such as a spurting oil well, that gushes
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