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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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"Generalstaatsverordnetenversammlungen" seems to be "General-statesrepresentativesmeetings," as nearly as I can get at it--a mere rhythmical, gushy euphuism for "meetings of the legislature," I judge.
Kim may have been encouraged to delay working-level negotiations by Trump's gushy praise and the president's emphasis on his personal chemistry with the young dictator.
Marking their fourth visit to the country, their Malibu Nights World Tour was described by Rolling Stone as "ENIGMATIC frontman Paul Jason Klein carried the sea of fans through his PASSIONATE DELIVERY of the starry-eyed, gushy pop tracks, losing himself in smooth dance breakshellip LANY's star power was both OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD and INCREDIBLY EFFORTLESS." "LANY showed off why they're one of the FASTEST RISING GROUPS in rock with a CAPTIVATING and CREATIVE PERFORMANCEhellip Paul Jason Klein worked the crowd, gently crooning about loss and healing with the CHARISMA of a SEASONED RandB STAR, " Billboard also reported.
There were no egos or gushy acceptance speeches at The NHS Heroes Awards.
IF you were expecting a gushy love-in at this year's Golden Globes, forget it.
There's a good chance you've already received recommendations for Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet from gushy friends, fervent booksellers and rhapsodic librarians.
I'm all gushy," the "Geek Charming" star wrote in the caption.
The love story, as it may be, is gushy, and the sex and switching aspects of the high school students add nothing to the novel.
The Atlantic is gushy , too: "Sony's collaboration with Marvel Studios gets so many things right, it's almost difficult to list them all."
So far, most films that we have seen in the genre have been flat gushy trips that have revealed no inclination of digging deep into the psyche of their famed subjects.