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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.

slush

(slʌʃ)
n
1. any watery muddy substance, esp melting snow
2. informal sloppily sentimental language
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical waste fat from the galley of a ship
vb
4. (often foll by: along) to make one's way through or as if through slush
5. (intr) to make a slushing sound
[C17: related to Danish slus sleet, Norwegian slusk slops; see sludge, slosh]

slush

(slʌʃ)

n.
1. partly melted snow.
2. liquid mud; watery mire.
3. refuse fat from the galley of a ship.
4. a mixture of grease and other materials for lubricating.
5. silly, sentimental talk or writing.
v.t.
6. to splash with slush.
7. to grease with slush.
8. to fill or cover with mortar or cement.
[1635–45; appar. akin to Norwegian slusk slops, Swedish slask mud, slops]
slush′i•ness, n.
slush′y, adj. -i•er, -i•est.

slush


Past participle: slushed
Gerund: slushing

Imperative
slush
slush
Present
I slush
you slush
he/she/it slushes
we slush
you slush
they slush
Preterite
I slushed
you slushed
he/she/it slushed
we slushed
you slushed
they slushed
Present Continuous
I am slushing
you are slushing
he/she/it is slushing
we are slushing
you are slushing
they are slushing
Present Perfect
I have slushed
you have slushed
he/she/it has slushed
we have slushed
you have slushed
they have slushed
Past Continuous
I was slushing
you were slushing
he/she/it was slushing
we were slushing
you were slushing
they were slushing
Past Perfect
I had slushed
you had slushed
he/she/it had slushed
we had slushed
you had slushed
they had slushed
Future
I will slush
you will slush
he/she/it will slush
we will slush
you will slush
they will slush
Future Perfect
I will have slushed
you will have slushed
he/she/it will have slushed
we will have slushed
you will have slushed
they will have slushed
Future Continuous
I will be slushing
you will be slushing
he/she/it will be slushing
we will be slushing
you will be slushing
they will be slushing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slushing
you have been slushing
he/she/it has been slushing
we have been slushing
you have been slushing
they have been slushing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slushing
you will have been slushing
he/she/it will have been slushing
we will have been slushing
you will have been slushing
they will have been slushing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slushing
you had been slushing
he/she/it had been slushing
we had been slushing
you had been slushing
they had been slushing
Conditional
I would slush
you would slush
he/she/it would slush
we would slush
you would slush
they would slush
Past Conditional
I would have slushed
you would have slushed
he/she/it would have slushed
we would have slushed
you would have slushed
they would have slushed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slush - partially melted snow
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
Verb1.slush - make a splashing sound; "water was splashing on the floor"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
2.slush - spill or splash copiously or clumsily; "slosh paint all over the walls"
spatter, splatter, plash, swash, splash, splosh - dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"

slush

noun (Informal) sentimentality, emotion, romanticism, emotionalism, tenderness, tender feeling, mawkishness, soft-heartedness, overemotionalism sentimental slush

slush

noun
A viscous, usually offensively dirty substance:
verb
To soil with mud:
Translations
ثَلْجٌ ذائِبثُلُوجٌ ذَائِبَةعَواطِف زائِفَه
břečkarozbředlýrozbředlý sníh
sjap
loska
bljuzgavica
krapvæmiî blaîur
ぬかるみ
진창
pažliugęspažliugęs sniegassentimentalus paistalasskiedalasžliūgas
kūstošs sniegssentimentāla pļāpāšanašķīdonis
čľapkanicasnehová kaša
snöslask
หิมะหรือน้ำแข็งที่กำลังละลาย
sulu çamuruyduruk sanat eseriyarı erimiş/sulu kar
tuyết tan

slush

[slʌʃ]
A. N
1. (= melting snow) → aguanieve f, nieve f medio derretida
2. (= mud) → fango m, lodo m
3. (= bad poetry etc) → sentimentalismo m
B. CPD slush fund Nfondos mpl para sobornar

slush

[ˈslʌʃ] nneige f fondueslush fund nfonds mpl secrets, caisse f noire

slush

n (= watery snow)(Schnee)matsch m; (= mud)Matsch m, → Morast m; (inf: = sentimental nonsense) → Kitsch m

slush

[slʌʃ]
1. n (melting snow) → neve f sciolta, fanghiglia (fam) (literature) → letteratura sdolcinata

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

slush

ثُلُوجٌ ذَائِبَة břečka sjap Schneematsch λασπόχιονο nieve fangosa loska neige fondue bljuzgavica fanghiglia ぬかるみ 진창 sneeuwbrij slaps breja lama de neve derretida, neve parcialmente derretida слякоть snöslask หิมะหรือน้ำแข็งที่กำลังละลาย sulu çamur tuyết tan 烂泥
References in classic literature ?
Yellow Handkerchief came up to me in a familiar manner, the water in the cockpit slushing against his legs.
Show students the art print Slushing, by Red Grooms.
Riley, and even more so Rosenberg, clearly relished the portrayal of this couple in the aftermath of a sodden party, slushing their way through a series of overwrought Patsy Cline songs.