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
References in classic literature ?
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.
He spoke in a slushy voice, as if much mud had washed into his throat.
But in the morning when, dressed in my cork-jacket, I traversed the slushy mass at a temperature of six or seven degrees below zero, I remarked that the side walls were gradually closing in.
To sweep a slushy crossing for eight hours, on a day when the east wind is blowing is a disgusting occupation.
Making, with his leaky shoes, a crooked line of slushy footprints in the mire; and blowing on his chilly hands and rubbing them against each other, poorly defended from the searching cold by threadbare mufflers of grey worsted, with a private apartment only for the thumb, and a common room or tap for the rest of the fingers; Toby, with his knees bent and his cane beneath his arm, still trotted.
In doing which she lost her temper, or mislaid it for an instant; for, the water being uncomfortably cold, and in that slippy, slushy, sleety sort of state wherein it seems to penetrate through every kind of substance, patten rings included-- had laid hold of Mrs.
Only I don't know if they'll manage to get through; it's so slushy.
Now,' said Mr Inspector, again to Riderhood, when they were all on the slushy stones; 'you have had more practice in this than I have had, and ought to be a better workman at it.
2 Transfer the mixture to a freezer-proof container and freeze for 1 hour or until frozen around the edges but slushy in the middle.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Rain, snow, hail, ice, and every slushy mix in between make up the precipitation that touches everyone on our planet.
Slippery, slushy roads and dense fog Sunday caused numerous crashes throughout the region.
It works by slowing the freezing process, resulting in soft, slushy ice, rather than hard, abrasive ice.