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mush·y

 (mŭsh′ē, mo͝osh′ē)
adj. mush·i·er, mush·i·est
1. Resembling mush in consistency or firmness; soft: ate mushy food after her tooth was pulled.
2. Excessively tender or romantic; sentimental. See Synonyms at sentimental.
3. Poorly defined; indistinct or blurry: "The young man drew his head back slowly, as if adjusting a mushy focus" (Rosemary Mahoney).

mush′i·ly adv.
mush′i·ness n.

mushy

(ˈmʌʃɪ)
adj, mushier or mushiest
1. soft and pulpy
2. informal excessively sentimental or emotional
ˈmushily adv
ˈmushiness n

mush•y

(ˈmʌʃ i, ˈmʊʃ i)

adj. mush•i•er, mush•i•est.
1. resembling mush; pulpy.
2. overly emotional or sentimental: mushy love letters.
[1830–40]
mush′i•ly, adv.
mush′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mushy - having the consistency of mush
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
2.mushy - effusively or insincerely emotionalmushy - effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"

mushy

adjective
1. soft, squidgy (informal), slushy, squashy, squelchy, pulpy, doughy, pappy, semi-liquid, paste-like, semi-solid When the fruit is mushy and cooked, remove from the heat.
2. (Informal) sentimental, emotional, wet (Brit. informal), sloppy (informal), corny (slang), sugary, maudlin, weepy, saccharine, syrupy, slushy (informal), mawkish, schmaltzy (slang), icky (informal), three-hankie (informal) Don't go getting all mushy and sentimental.

mushy

adjective
1. Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm:
2. Informal. Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
Informal: gooey, schmaltzy, sloppy, soupy.
Translations
لَيِّن، عَجيني
kašovitý
grødet
pépes
maukkenndur
kašovitý
lâpa gibi

mushy

[ˈmʌʃɪ] ADJ (mushier (compar) (mushiest (superl)))
1. (lit) → pulposo, mollar
mushy peas (Brit) → puré m de guisantes or (LAm) arvejas, chícharos mpl aguados (Mex)

mushy

[ˈmʌʃi] adj
[vegetables, fruit] → en bouillie
[movie] → à l'eau de rosemushy peas [ˌmʌʃiˈpiːz] npl (British)purée f de petits pois

mushy

adj (+er)
matschig; liquid, consistencybreiig; (= puréed) food, vegetablespüriert; mushy snowSchneematsch m; to go mushyzu Brei werden; (= go off: fruit) → matschig werden
(inf: = maudlin) → schmalzig

mushy

[ˈmʌʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → come pappa (fig) → sdolcinato/a

mush

(maʃ) noun
something soft and wet. The potatoes have turned to mush after being boiled for so long.
ˈmushy adjective
References in classic literature ?
There had been a warm thaw all day, with mushy yards and little streams of dark water gurgling cheerfully into the streets out of old snow-banks.
On the 17th of February, 1835, he sold the old carriage and bought a cheap second-hand buggy--said a buggy was just the trick to skim along mushy, slushy early spring roads with, and he had always wanted to try a buggy on those mountain roads, anyway.
As Woola and I approached the bottom of the declivity the ground became soft and mushy, so that it was with the greatest difficulty that we made any headway whatever.
He heard the Scarecrow fall to the ground with a mushy sound, and then he himself quickly dismounted and looked at his friend Jack.
You've no idea what an eerie noise a great drop of rain falling with a mushy thud on a bare floor makes in the night.
At the first step upon the cold surface, Buck's feet sank into a white mushy something very like mud.
He closed his hand upon it, squeezed, and the potato squirted out between his fingers in mushy streams.
INGREDIENTS For the risotto: 100g skinless smoked mackerel, bones removed and flaked; 1tbsp olive oil; 1 onion, finely chopped; 175g arborio or risotto rice; Approx 600ml hot salt-free vegetable stock; 1/2 x 300g can of mushy peas For Herman's features: 100g skinless smoked mackerel fillets, bones removed and cut into 4 pieces; 8 steamed broccoli florets; 4 mini mozzarella balls, halved; 2 black olives, chopped into small pieces METHOD 1.
One of the pair, named by friends and family, was Atal Nawaz while the other was identified only Mushy.
READY IN 40 MINUTES SERVES 4 1kg floury potatoes, such as King Edward or Maris Piper, peeled and cut into chips low calorie cooking spray 4 thick skinless cod or haddock fillets salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 eggs, separated canned mushy peas, to serve 4 level tbsp tomato ketchup, to serve lemon wedges, to serve 1 Preheat the oven to 200degC/fan 180degC/ Gas 6.
Musharaf Asghar, better known as Mushy P, will star tonight in Stammer School: Musharaf Finds His Voice, alongside a group of youths who suffer from speech impediments.
With help from teacher Matthew Burton, Mushy got the C in GCSE English he needed to go on to college after Thornhill Academy in Dewsbury, West Yorks.