gushy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj gushy extravagantly demonstrative "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship","a large gushing female","write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gushy Displaying or characterized by gush; effusively sentimental: as, a gushy description.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Gushy effusively sentimental
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand.; Ice. gusa, gjósa; Dut. gudsen. See Geyser.

Usage

In literature:

As for Mabel, she was one of them gushy, goo-gooey kind of girls, and she was as struck with the shebang as her dad.
"Cape Cod Stories" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Old George was growing gushy.
"The Sword of Antietam" by Joseph A. Altsheler
I am as much robbed by that fellow Gushy as men are on the highway.
"Endymion" by Benjamin Disraeli
Rather a gushy, talky party she is, with big, snappy eyes like Mortimer's, and the same haughty airs.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Gushi, eight hours; town, and residence of a sultan.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2" by James Richardson
A gushy, giggly young party Marion is, but she turns out to be quite a help.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Mother thought it was lovely, though, and sister had that gushy look in her eyes that her kind wears after they've been to see Maude Adams.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
It'll be gushy: 'Oh, my hero!
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
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In news:

Warm and fuzzy gushy-kins blossom in " Cherokee Rose ," the latest installment of AMC's The Walking Dead.
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas Give Gushy NYT Vows Interview.
The gushy , romantic side of 'Tricky Dick' (+video).
Shrek Forever After may be an animated film made with children in mind, but that hasn't stopped its cast from getting gushy about the film and its implications.
Scion FR-S Video: Ken Gushi Teaches us to Drift.
Equal parts motorsport and performance art, drifting is like high-horsepower ballet, and Ken Gushi, 25, is a rock star in the drifting world.
I don't cry at weddings, I don't think babies are inherently cute, and I don't get all gushy at romantic comedies.
The gushy, romantic side of 'Tricky Dick' (+video).
People around former CIA director suggest Paula Broadwell was "gushy" around Petraeus.
Conan's First Reviews: Warm, Not Gushy.
The trailer for Selena Gomez's first big screen departure from Disney, Ramona & Beezus, has hit the internet and we are feeling all gushy about it.
But when it comes to Tom Reilly, he gets all gushy.
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