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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling mush in consistency; soft.
  • adj. Informal Excessively sentimental. See Synonyms at sentimental.
  • adj. Informal Given to or displaying mawkish affection or amorousness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. resembling or having the consistency of mush; semi-liquid, pasty, or granular
  • adj. soft; squishy
  • adj. overly sappy, corny, or cheesy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Soft like mush; figuratively, good-naturedly weak and effusive; weakly sentimental.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like mush; soft; pulpy; without fiber or firmness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the consistency of mush
  • adj. effusively or insincerely emotional

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