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gushy

[ guhsh-ee ]
/ ˈgʌʃ i /
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adjective, gush·i·er, gush·i·est.
given to or marked by excessively effusive talk, behavior, etc.
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Origin of gushy

First recorded in 1835–45; gush + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM gushy

gush·i·ly, adverbgush·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for gushy

gushy
/ (ˈɡʌʃɪ) /

adjective gushier or gushiest
informal displaying excessive admiration or sentimentality

Derived forms of gushy

gushily, adverbgushiness, noun
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