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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.


adj, gushier or gushiest
informal displaying excessive admiration or sentimentality
ˈgushily adv
ˈgushiness n


(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.
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"


Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:


adj (pej inf)schwärmerisch
References in classic literature ?
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.
Show your BFF *just* how much she means to you with a gushy Galentine's gift.
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.
Gushy engagement/pregnancy announcements on social media are completely embarrassing (x10 if it's a video).
As a midway celebration of one of American independent cinema's most vital careers, "21 Years: Richard Linklater" makes for a disappointingly hollow hagiography: gushy, superficial and strangely overdue--arriving significantly later than its title prescribes.
Like everything: fireworks and all that yummy gushy stuff " - Singer Nicole Scherzinger waxes lyrical.
Accusing the provincial officialdom of negligence, a rather gushy Senate chairman warned the insurgents: "I swear, I won't spare even your children.