gushing


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gush

 (gŭsh)
v. gushed, gush·ing, gush·es
v.intr.
1. To flow forth suddenly in great volume: water gushing from a hydrant.
2. To emit a sudden and abundant flow, as of tears.
3. To make an excessive display of sentiment or enthusiasm: gushed over the baby.
v.tr.
To emit abundantly; pour forth.
n.
1. A sudden copious outflow: a gush of tears.
2. Excessively demonstrative language or behavior.

[Middle English gushen, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gushing - flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters"
running - (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"
2.gushing - uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
3.gushing - extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
demonstrative - given to or marked by the open expression of emotion; "an affectionate and demonstrative family"

gushing

adjective effusive, enthusiastic, extravagant, fulsome, over-effusive He delivered a gushing speech.
Translations
مُندَفِعَه ، مُبالِغَه في الكلام
nadšenýpřekypující citem
overstrømmende
áradozó
tilfinningasamur, mærîarfullur
prekypujúci citom

gushing

[ˈgʌʃɪŋ] ADJefusivo

gushing

[ˈgʌʃɪŋ] adj
[person] → trop exubérant(e), trop expansif/ive
[compliments] → exagéré(e)

gushing

adj
watersprudelnd, (heraus)schießend

gushing

[ˈgʌʃɪŋ] adj (water) → zampillante (pej) (person) → svenevole; (compliments) → affettato

gush

(gaʃ) verb
1. (of liquids) to flow out suddenly and in large amounts. Blood gushed from his wound.
2. to exaggerate one's enthusiasm etc while talking. The lady kept gushing about her husband's success.
noun
a sudden flowing (of a liquid). a gush of water.
ˈgushing adjective
speaking or spoken in an exaggerated manner. gushing remarks; She's a bit too gushing for me.
ˈgushingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Jo said this with such a droll imitation of May Chester's gushing style that Amy got out of the room as rapidly as possible, feeling a strong desire to laugh and cry at the same time.
After crossing a low vale, through which a gushing brook meandered, he suddenly ascended a hill, so steep and difficult of ascent, that the sisters were compelled to alight in order to follow.
We put in a little iron pump, one of the first turned out by my works near the capital; we bored into a stone reservoir which stood against the outer wall of the well-chamber and inserted a section of lead pipe that was long enough to reach to the door of the chapel and project beyond the threshold, where the gushing water would be visible to the two hundred and fifty acres of people I was intending should be present on the flat plain in front of this little holy hillock at the proper time.
It was a cruel chill to give to a poor little devil's gushing vehemence.
The gushing fountains which sparkle in the sun, must not be stopped in mere caprice; the oasis in the desert of Sahara must not be plucked up idly.
His Offring soon propitious Fire from Heav'n Consum'd with nimble glance, and grateful steame; The others not, for his was not sincere; Whereat hee inlie rag'd, and as they talk'd, Smote him into the Midriff with a stone That beat out life; he fell, and deadly pale Groand out his Soul with gushing bloud effus'd.
Korak had not needed her aid, for the great bull had been already as good as dead, with the blood gushing from his torn jugular; but Korak rose smiling with a word of approbation for his helper.
Then they began to fight, and Irus hit Ulysses on the right shoulder; but Ulysses gave Irus a blow on the neck under the ear that broke in the bones of his skull, and the blood came gushing out of his mouth; he fell groaning in the dust, gnashing his teeth and kicking on the ground, but the suitors threw up their hands and nearly died of laughter, as Ulysses caught hold of him by the foot and dragged him into the outer court as far as the gate-house.
At this very moment everything is standing awry to my eyes, for a man needs only to work late overnight in his writing of something or other for, in the morning, his eyes to be red, and the tears to be gushing from them in a way that makes him ashamed to be seen before strangers.
She knelt down and embraced him again and again, while the joy that could find no words expressed itself in broken accents, like the bubbles gushing up to vanish at the surface of a deep fountain.
There was a continual flow of natural emotion, gushing forth amid abstracted reverie, which enabled the family to understand this young man's sentiments, though so foreign from their own.
The first thing that they saw was a spacious hall, and a fountain in the middle of it, gushing up towards the ceiling out of a marble basin, and falling back into it with a continual plash.