slushy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj slushy effusively or insincerely emotional "a bathetic novel","maudlin expressions of sympathy","mushy effusiveness","a schmaltzy song","sentimental soap operas","slushy poetry"
    • adj slushy being or resembling melting snow "slushy snow","deep slushy mud"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Slushy Abounding in slush; characterized by soft mud or half-melted snow; as, the streets are slushy; the snow is slushy . "A dark, drizzling, slushy day."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • slushy Consisting of soft mud, or of snow and water; resembling slush.
    • n slushy Same as slusher.
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Usage

In literature:

Passed at the village of Slopton-on-the-Slushy.
"Three Hats" by Alfred Debrun
That yellowish-brown, steaming volcano above the slushy snow of March promises so much!
"Penguin Persons & Peppermints" by Walter Prichard Eaton
Then, feeling that she could not stay in the stove-heated room, she went out, and stood in the slushy snow.
"Hawtrey's Deputy" by Harold Bindloss
As for orders, why, we start work at sunup, and Slushy dips out breakfast before that.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
Or to run errands icy-cold days, down slushy streets or slippery hills?
"The Gorgeous Girl" by Nalbro Bartley
The ice is all slushy.
"Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School" by Dorothy Whitehill
It never git real ha'd but stay kinder slushy.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
The river was crossed on the slushy ice.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
Halfway there, he stopped and looked at some tracks in the soft slushy snow.
"Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
We hardly have the chance of a very slushy snowball in a very hot hell.
"Voyage To Eternity" by Milton Lesser
Rain ceased, sun appeared and the deep slushy mud soon dried up.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Nothing, it may be added, is so annoying in this book as its slushy dilettantism.
"Ephemera Critica" by John Churton Collins
In front of us was timber; in our rear was mud, and plenty of it, of a slushy nature.
"Reminiscences, Incidents, Battles, Marches and Camp Life of the Old 4th Michigan Infantry in War of Rebellion, 1861 to 1864" by O. S. Barrett
He bounded on the thinner ice driving his hind claws into the slushy surface for his second leap.
"Lad: A Dog" by Albert Payson Terhune
They were now well out from shore, and in places the ice was quite slushy.
"Polly's First Year at Boarding School" by Dorothy Whitehill
The drive seemed to be a long one, and the wheels made very little sound on the soft slushy gravel.
"The Old Pincushion" by Mrs. Molesworth
The lane was very wet and slushy, and a nasty black gutter ran down it, and oozed out among the broken stones.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. VI, November 1850, Vol. I" by Various
They resumed their march, watching the cloud as it swept westward, and slipping about as if treading amongst slushy ice, over the ankles.
"The Empire Makers" by Hume Nesbit
Then they trooped aft, clawing their way along the slushy decks.
"The Viking Blood" by Frederick William Wallace
About four inches of slushy snow lay upon the half-frozen ruts of the roads.
"Rayton: A Backwoods Mystery" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
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In poetry:

The dark, snow-slushy, empty street....
Tingle of frost in brow and feet....
Horse-breath goes dimly up like smoke.
No sound but the smacking stroke
"Battery Moving Up to a New Position from Rest Camp:Dawn" by Robert Nichols
Slushy's a Dutchman, he's a crackerjack at music,
He can play the ocarina,
And the German concertina,
But the sort of grub he dishes out 'ud make a kangaroo sick.
"Cook" by Cicely Fox Smith
His duff is tough as leather and his bread 'ud break your jaw;
His hash is burnt to cinders — if it isn't, why it's raw;
You can tell his tea is meant for tea because it's warm and wet,
And the taste of Slushy's coffee is a thing you won't forget.
"Cook" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Roads remain a slushy mess for the evening commute.
Something Slushy At Battery Park City Authority.
Citrus-based slushie a guilty pleasure.
A slushie is about the perfect summer pleasure.
Slushies have taken on a surprisingly critical role in my family's summer.
Spiking childhood refreshers like slushies and snow cones is nothing new, but craft bars now treat these drinks like real cocktails.
How about slushy margaritas .
The big cities of the Northeast should see mostly rain, although some slushy snow is possible in Philadelphia, New York and Boston.
Shakes, smoothies, slushy drinks, coffee, and bottled water are among the beverages more likely to be consumed at a restaurant occasion that doesn't include food.
With blender running, add ice cubes, a few at a time, blending until mixture becomes slushy .
"It's very slushy , and I wish it was more sunny, but it's great to see everyone wipe out," said spectator Nelson Carpluk, who attended Slush Cup for the first time.
The 48-year-old Sauk Rapids woman was pinned inside the car after losing control of the vehicle and sliding on icy and slushy roads and into a ditch hitting a tree.
Slurpees, available exclusively at 7-Eleven stores, are tops with slushy -drink connoisseurs.
Www.themargaritashopaz.com) and rent yourself a grownup slushy machine.
An early season snow is bringing wet/slushy snow to the Northland.
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