[muhsh-ee, moo sh-ee]
adjective, mush·i·er, mush·i·est.
resembling mush; pulpy.
Informal. overly emotional or sentimental: mushy love letters.
- mushroom anchor,
- mushroom cloud,
- mushroom slab construction,
- mushroom ventilator,
- musial, stanley frank,
- music box
Origin of mushy
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Examples from the Web for mushiness
Mushiness on key church doctrines, the argument goes, threatens the very Catholic-ness of institutions like Notre Dame.
Oliver was making a good argument with no mushiness about it, and he had a long-settled habit of appreciating Ollie's arguments.The Preliminaries|Cornelia A. P. Comer
adjective mushier or mushiest
soft and pulpy
informal excessively sentimental or emotional
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