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Meaning of GUSHING

Pronunciation:  g'ushing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters"
  2. [adj]  uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones"
 

GUSHING is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: burbling, burbly, effusive, lively, pouring, running(a)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gush"ing\, a.
1. Rushing forth with violence, as a fluid; flowing
   copiously; as, gushing waters. ``Gushing blood.''
   --Milton.

2. Emitting copiously, as tears or words; weakly and
   unreservedly demonstrative in matters of affection;
   sentimental. [Colloq.]

 
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