rushy

[ ruhsh-ee ]
/ ˈrʌʃ i /
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adjective, rush·i·er, rush·i·est.

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

Nearby words

  1. rushing,
  2. rushingly,
  3. rushmore,
  4. rushmore, mount,
  5. rushwork,
  6. rusine antler,
  7. rusk,
  8. rusk, dean,
  9. ruska,
  10. ruska, ernst

Origin of rushy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at rush2, -y1

Related formsrush·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for rushy

rushy

/ (ˈrʌʃɪ) /

adjective rushier or rushiest

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

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