slushy

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slush

 (slŭsh)
n.
1. Partially melted snow or ice.
2. Soft mud; slop; mire.
3. Nautical Grease or fat discarded from a ship's galley.
4. A greasy compound used as a lubricant for machinery.
5. Maudlin speech or writing; sentimental drivel.
6. A drink made of flavored syrup poured over crushed ice.
7. Informal Unsolicited manuscripts submitted to a publisher.
v. slushed, slush·ing, slush·es
v.tr.
1. To daub (machinery) with slush.
2. To fill (joints in masonry) with mortar.
3. Nautical To wash down (a deck) by splashing with water.
4. To splash or soak with slush or mud.
v.intr.
1. To walk or proceed through slush.
2. To make a splashing or slushy sound.

[Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian slask, sloppy weather.]

slush′y adj.
slush′i·ly adv.
slush′i·ness n.

slushy

(ˈslʌʃɪ)
adj, slushier or slushiest
of, resembling, or consisting of slush
n, pl slushies
(Cookery) an unskilled kitchen assistant
ˈslushiness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slushy - being or resembling melting snow; "slushy snow"; "deep slushy mud"
unfrozen - not frozen; "unfrozen ground"
2.slushy - effusively or insincerely emotionalslushy - 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"

slushy

adjective
1. Of, relating to, or covered with slime:
2. Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
Translations
ذو عواطِف زائِفَه
rozčvachtaný
hólétõl latyakos
krapakenndur; væminn
roztopený
sulu karlı

slushy

[slʌʃɪ] ADJ (slushier (compar) (slushiest (superl)))
1. [snow] → medio derretido
2. [poetry etc] → sentimentaloide, sensiblero

slushy

[ˈslʌʃi] adj
[snow] → fondu(e)
[street] → couvert(e) de neige fondue
(British) (= sentimental) → à l'eau de rose

slushy

adj (+er) snowmatschig; mud, path alsomorastig; (inf: = sentimental) → kitschig

slushy

[ˈslʌʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (snow) → sciolto/a, fangoso/a (fam) (Brit) (poetry) → sdolcinato/a

slush

(slaʃ) noun
1. melting snow. The streets are covered with slush.
2. (something said or written showing) weak sentimentality. I think most romantic novels are just slush!
ˈslushy adjective
ˈslushiness noun
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