Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of soft mud, or of snow and water; resembling slush.
  • noun Same as slusher.

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

  • adjective Abounding in slush; characterized by soft mud or half-melted snow.

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

  • adjective Covered in slush.
  • adjective Having the consistency of slush.
  • adjective of a person Soupy.
  • noun A flavoured frozen drink made with ice crystals.
  • noun Australia, colloquial, slang A kitchen helper.

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

  • adjective effusively or insincerely emotional
  • adjective being or resembling melting snow

Etymologies

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From slush +‎ -y

Examples

  • I had gone to the Billa at San Basilio and the trip home involved three boats which wandered about, long layovers at boat stops, a substitute bus, and a long walk home from Ferrovia in slushy, highwater-washed walkways.

    Nebbia

  • Cold as snow, gray as ashes, they fell and fell, filling the hall with something which recalled a slushy day in early autumn.

    Mother

  • "Our equipment would have made it worse earlier with the warmer temperatures, and leave more of a mess," he said, calling the slushy, brown snow "oatmeal."

    Edmonton Sun

  • "Our equipment would have made it worse earlier with the warmer temperatures, and leave more of a mess," he said, calling the slushy, brown snow "oatmeal."

    Edmonton Sun

  • At Cedar Crest visibility was reduced to a mile in all directions with State Road 14 described as slushy and slick.

    KRQE TV

  • For Jaclyn Hagmaier of Dayton, that means tweaking the recipe so the outcome is more of an ice pop slushy, which is easier for her

    Daily News-Record

  • Shweta & T.L. mark two more authors I pulled out of the slush, so it's a very "slushy" issue.

    April 12th, 2010

  • Shweta & T.L. mark two more authors I pulled out of the slush, so it's a very "slushy" issue.

    ROF: June 2010 Issue Now Available, or 666

  • You look down here on the ground, you got some places where it's kind of slushy, but then if you walk over to areas like this, you can't tell, our photojournalist needs to hop here, you're probably in the areas where you have this kind of ice like that.

    CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2009

  • Pinkhamster- I have tried a "slushy" with chocolate flavoring before that I made out of sheer curiosity once.

    Slusho! Flavors

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