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lush 1

 (lŭsh)
adj. lush·er, lush·est
1.
a. Having or characterized by luxuriant vegetation: a lush valley.
b. Abundant; plentiful. See Synonyms at profuse.
2.
a. Extravagant or luxurious, as in ornamentation: the lush decor of a grand hotel.
b. Extremely pleasing to the senses: a lush scent; lush fruit; the lush sounds of an orchestra.
c. Voluptuous or sensual: "[His]eyes swept over her lush young body until she was all the way out the door" (Clark Howard).

[Middle English, relaxed, soft, probably alteration of lache, loose, weak, from Old French lasche, soft, succulent, from laschier, to loosen, from Late Latin laxicāre, to become shaky, frequentative of Latin laxāre, to open, relax, from laxus, loose; see lax.]

lush′ly adv.
lush′ness n.

lush 2

 (lŭsh) Slang
n.
A drunkard.
tr.v. lushed, lush·ing, lush·es
To cause to get drunk.

[Origin unknown.]

lush

(lʌʃ)
adj
1. (of vegetation) abounding in lavish growth
2. (esp of fruits) succulent and fleshy
3. luxurious, elaborate, or opulent
4. slang very attractive or pleasing
[C15: probably from Old French lasche lax, lazy, from Latin laxus loose; perhaps related to Old English lǣc, Old Norse lakr weak, German lasch loose]
ˈlushly adv
ˈlushness n

lush

(lʌʃ)
n
1. a heavy drinker, esp an alcoholic
2. (Brewing) alcoholic drink
vb
US and Canadian to drink (alcohol) to excess
[C19: origin unknown]

lush1

(lʌʃ)

adj. -er, -est.
1. (of vegetation) growing abundantly; luxuriant.
2. succulent; tender and juicy.
3. characterized by luxuriant vegetation: a lush valley.
4. characterized by abundance, luxuriousness, opulence, etc.: the lush surroundings of an estate.
[1400–50; late Middle English lusch slack]
lush′ly, adv.
lush′ness, n.

lush2

(lʌʃ)

n. Slang.
a drunkard.
[1780–90; orig. uncertain]

lush


Past participle: lushed
Gerund: lushing

Imperative
lush
lush
Present
I lush
you lush
he/she/it lushes
we lush
you lush
they lush
Preterite
I lushed
you lushed
he/she/it lushed
we lushed
you lushed
they lushed
Present Continuous
I am lushing
you are lushing
he/she/it is lushing
we are lushing
you are lushing
they are lushing
Present Perfect
I have lushed
you have lushed
he/she/it has lushed
we have lushed
you have lushed
they have lushed
Past Continuous
I was lushing
you were lushing
he/she/it was lushing
we were lushing
you were lushing
they were lushing
Past Perfect
I had lushed
you had lushed
he/she/it had lushed
we had lushed
you had lushed
they had lushed
Future
I will lush
you will lush
he/she/it will lush
we will lush
you will lush
they will lush
Future Perfect
I will have lushed
you will have lushed
he/she/it will have lushed
we will have lushed
you will have lushed
they will have lushed
Future Continuous
I will be lushing
you will be lushing
he/she/it will be lushing
we will be lushing
you will be lushing
they will be lushing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lushing
you have been lushing
he/she/it has been lushing
we have been lushing
you have been lushing
they have been lushing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lushing
you will have been lushing
he/she/it will have been lushing
we will have been lushing
you will have been lushing
they will have been lushing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lushing
you had been lushing
he/she/it had been lushing
we had been lushing
you had been lushing
they had been lushing
Conditional
I would lush
you would lush
he/she/it would lush
we would lush
you would lush
they would lush
Past Conditional
I would have lushed
you would have lushed
he/she/it would have lushed
we would have lushed
you would have lushed
they would have lushed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lush - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habituallylush - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
drunk, drunkard, inebriate, rummy, sot, wino - a chronic drinker
Adj.1.lush - produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
2.lush - characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast"
rich - suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display"
3.lush - full of juice; "lush fruits"; "succulent roast beef"; "succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves"
juicy - full of juice

lush

adjective
2. luxurious, grand, elaborate, lavish, extravagant, sumptuous, plush (informal), ornate, opulent, palatial, ritzy (slang) The hotel is lush, plush and very non-backpacker
3. succulent, fresh, tender, ripe, juicy an unusual combination of vegetables and lush fruits

lush 1

adjective
1. Growing profusely:
2. Given to or marked by unrestrained abundance:
3. Characterized by extravagant, ostentatious magnificence:
Informal: plushy.

lush 2

noun
Slang. A person who is habitually drunk:
verb
Slang. To take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually:
Informal: nip, soak.
Slang: booze, tank up.
Idioms: bend the elbow, hit the bottle .
Translations
غَض، غَزير النُّموغَضْرٌ
bujný
frodig
reheväseksikäs
bujan
gróîursæll
青々とした
푸릇푸릇한
spēcīgssulīgs
coolde maxdelicieusgroenlevend
frodig
เขียวชอุ่ม
bereketligüryeşil ve verimli
tươi tốt

lush

[lʌʃ]
A. ADJ (lusher (compar) (lushest (superl)))
1. (= luxuriant) [vegetation] → exuberante, lozano; [pastures] → rico
2. (= opulent) → opulento, lujoso
B. N (= alcoholic) → borracho/a m/f

lush

[ˈlʌʃ] adj [vegetation, fields, countryside] → luxuriant(e)

lush

adj
grass, meadowssaftig, satt; vegetationüppig
(inf: = opulent) hotel, housefeudal; lifestyleüppig
n (sl)Säufer(in) m(f) (inf), → Rauschkugel f (inf)

lush

[lʌʃ] adjrigoglioso/a, lussureggiante

lush

(laʃ) adjective
green and fertile. lush meadows.

lush

غَضْرٌ bujný frodig üppig οργιώδης suntuoso rehevä luxuriant bujan lussureggiante 青々とした 푸릇푸릇한 welig frodig bujny exuberante плодородный frodig เขียวชอุ่ม bereketli tươi tốt 茂盛的
References in classic literature ?
As I passed the Methodist Church, I saw three white figures ahead of me, pacing up and down under the arching maple trees, where the moonlight filtered through the lush June foliage.
The scent of hay was in the air through the lush meadows beyond Pyrford, and the hedges on either side were sweet and gay with multitudes of dog-roses.
Revere was still absorbed in the Company papers, and the Sergeant, who was sternly fond of Bobby, continued, -" 'E generally goes down there when'e's got 'is skinful, beggin' your pardon, sir, an' they do say that the more lush - inebriated 'e is, the more fish 'e catches.
Later there had been the stroll down to the field in the shade of the waning afternoon, to find out what time the men would be in for supper; and the sheer delight of breathing in the pungent smell of the straw as it came flying from the funnel, looking, with the sinking sun shining through it, like a million bees swarming from a hive, while the red-brown grain gushed, a lush stream, into the waiting wagon.
In a very few hours the brown earth had become ruddy, the brick had changed to granite, and red cows grazed in well-hedged fields where the lush grasses and more luxuriant vegetation spoke of a richer, if a damper, climate.
The South of England was alive with them when there was plenty of good lush green-stuff to keep them going.
To the aesthetic, sensuous, pagan pleasure in natural life and lush womanhood which his son Angel had lately been experiencing in Var Vale, his temper would have been antipathetic in a high degree, had he either by inquiry or imagination been able to apprehend it.
Beneath the trees grewsome kind of lush, wet, bushy vegetation with silver-lit leaves and stems here and there.
As I swung along through the lush grass and the fragrant flowers, my cudgel swinging in my hand and my javelin looped across my shoulders with its aurochs-hide strap, I felt equal to any emergency, ready for any danger.
The cliff-tops, though ragged, were of such uniform height as to suggest the boundaries of a great plateau, and now and again we caught glimpses of verdure topping the rocky escarpment, as though bush or jungle-land had pushed outward from a lush vegetation farther inland to signal to an unseeing world that Caprona lived and joyed in life beyond her austere and repellent coast.
Sometimes they are little lakes, again but tiny pools, and often mere quagmires of mud, as was this one overgrown with lush grasses which effectually hid its treacherous identity.
For the most part it was a silent forest, lush and dank, where only occasionally a wood-pigeon cooed or snow- white cockatoos laughed harshly in laborious flight.