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Meaning of GUSH

Pronunciation:  gush

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an unrestrained expression of emotion
  2. [n]  a sudden rapid flow (as of water); "he heard the flush of a toilet"; "there was a little gush of blood"; "she attacked him with an outpouring of words"
  3. [v]  praise enthusiastically; "She raved about that new restaurant"
  4. [v]  issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
  5. [v]  gush forth in a sudden stream or jet of liquids
 

GUSH is a 4 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: effusion, flush, jet, outburst, outpouring, rave, spirt, spout, spurt
 
 See Also: acting out, blow, course, cry, expression, flow, flow, flowing, manifestation, pour, praise, pump, reflection, reflexion, run, springtide, whoosh

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Gush\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gushed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Gushing}.] [OE. guschen, cf. Icel. gusa and gjsa, also D.
    gucsen; perh. akin to AS. ge['o]tan to pour, G. giessen,
    Goth. giutan, E. gut. Cf. {Found} to cast.]
    1. To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush
       forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
    
             He smote the rock that the waters gushed out. --Ps
                                                   ixxviii 20.
    
             A sea of blood gushed from the gaping wound.
                                                   --Spenser.
    
    2. To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection;
       to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner.
       [Colloq.]
    
    
  2. \Gush\, v. t.
    1. A sudden and violent issue of a fluid from an inclosed
       plase; an emission of a liquid in a large quantity, and
       with force; the fluid thus emitted; a rapid outpouring of
       anything; as, a gush of song from a bird.
    
             The gush of springs, An fall of lofty foundains.
                                                   --Byron.
    
    2. A sentimental exhibition of affection or enthusiasm, etc.;
       effusive display of sentiment. [Collog.]
    
    
 
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