adjective, rush·i·er, rush·i·est.

abounding with rushes or their stems.
covered or strewn with rushes.
consisting or made of rushes.

Origin of rushy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at rush2, -y1
Related formsrush·i·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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adjective rushier or rushiest

abounding in, covered with, or made of rushes
Derived Formsrushiness, noun
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