- slush ► NOUN 1) partially melted snow or ice. 2) watery mud. 3) informal excessive sentiment.► VERB ▪ make a soft splashing sound.DERIVATIVES slushy adjective.ORIGIN probably imitative.
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Slushy — Slush y (sl[u^]sh [y^]), a. Abounding in slush; characterized by soft mud or half melted snow; as, the streets are slushy; the snow is slushy. A dark, drizzling, slushy day. Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
slushy — 1791, вЂњcovered with slush,вЂќ from SLUSH (Cf. slush) + Y (Cf. y) (2). As slang for вЂњship s cook,вЂќ 1859. Related: Slushiness … Etymology dictionary
slushy — *sentimental, mushy, romantic, mawkish, maudlin, soppy … New Dictionary of Synonyms
slushy — adjective (slushier; est) Date: 1791 being, involving, or resembling slush: as a. full of or covered with slush < slushy streets > b. made up of or having the consistency of slush < slushy snow > < a slushy mixture > c. having a cheaply… … New Collegiate Dictionary
slushy — [[t]slʌ̱ʃi[/t]] slushier, slushiest 1) ADJ GRADED Slushy ground is covered in dirty, wet snow. Here and there a drift across the road was wet and slushy. 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe a story or idea as slushy, you mean you dislike… … English dictionary
slushy — adj. Slushy is used with these nouns: ↑snow … Collocations dictionary
Slushy — Als Slush bezeichnet man ein schlammartiges Gemisch aus einem Feststoff und einer Flüssigkeit. Das Wort kommt vom englischen slushed ice, was so viel wie „Matsch Eis“ bedeutet (Slush = Schlick). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geomorphologie 2 Gas 3… … Deutsch Wikipedia
slushy — slushily, adv. slushiness, n. /slush ee/, adj., slushier, slushiest. 1. of or pertaining to slush. 2. Informal. tritely sentimental; mushy. [1785 95; SLUSH + Y1] * * * … Universalium
slushy — adjective a) Covered in slush. b) Having the consistency of slush … Wiktionary
slushy — Synonyms and related words: Siberian, algid, arctic, barfy, bathetic, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, bleak, boreal, brisk, brumal, cold, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, crappy, crisp, cutting, dirty,… … Moby Thesaurus