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adj. gush·i·er, gush·i·est
Marked by excessive displays of sentiment or enthusiasm.

gush′i·ly adv.
gush′i·ness n.
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adj, gushier or gushiest
informal displaying excessive admiration or sentimentality
ˈgushily adv
ˈgushiness n
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(ˈgʌʃ i)

adj. gush•i•er, gush•i•est.
given to or marked by excessively effusive or sentimental talk, behavior, etc.
gush′i•ly, adv.
gush′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gushy - extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
demonstrative - given to or marked by the open expression of emotion; "an affectionate and demonstrative family"
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Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
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adj (pej inf)schwärmerisch
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"The diaries were a revelation," Roffman writes, "because the voice of the poet was so present already," years before his mature (or immature) poetry took shape: there, unmistakably, were "his wry sense of humor, patience, impatience, and attention to the experience of his experience." A precocious teenager, no doubt, though it's just as fair to say that Ashbery the twenty-something (even the eighty-something) was constitutionally adolescent: Ashbery grows into a voice that can turn gushily romantic or moodily evasive, self-amusing or parodic of any adult pretensions within earshot.
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