from The Century Dictionary.

  • Escaping with force, as a fluid; flowing copiously.
  • Emitting copiously: as, a gushing spring.
  • Exuberantly and demonstratively emotional; given to or characterized by gush: as, a gushing girl; a gushing letter.
  • Synonyms Sentimental, hysterical, etc. (in style). See bombast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Rushing forth with violence, as a fluid; flowing copiously.
  • adjective colloq. Emitting copiously, as tears or words; weakly and unreservedly demonstrative in matters of affection; sentimental.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Flowing forth suddenly or violently.
  • verb Present participle of gush.

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

  • adjective flowing profusely
  • adjective extravagantly demonstrative
  • adjective uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm


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