slushy

[ sluhsh-ee ]
/ ˈslʌʃ i /

adjective, slush·i·er, slush·i·est.

of or relating to slush.
Informal. tritely sentimental; mushy.

Nearby words

  1. slurry,
  2. slurve,
  3. slush,
  4. slush fund,
  5. slush pile,
  6. slut,
  7. slut-shame,
  8. slutch,
  9. sluter,
  10. sluttery

Origin of slushy

First recorded in 1785–95; slush + -y1

Related formsslush·i·ly, adverbslush·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for slushy

slushy

/ (ˈslʌʃɪ) /

adjective slushier or slushiest

of, resembling, or consisting of slush

noun plural slushies

an unskilled kitchen assistant
Derived Formsslushiness, noun

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Word Origin and History for slushy

slushy

adj.

1791, "covered with slush," from slush + -y (2). As slang for "ship's cook," 1859, from slush (n.) "refuse from a cook's galley" (1756). Related: Slushiness.

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