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Definition of Gush


  1. To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
  2. To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner.
  3. A sudden and violent issue of a fluid from an inclosed plase; an emission of a liquid in a large quantity, and with force; the fluid thus emitted; a rapid outpouring of anything; as, a gush of song from a bird.
  4. A sentimental exhibition of affection or enthusiasm, etc.; effusive display of sentiment.

Gush Quotations

I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.
Aneurin Bevan

Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
P. D. James

All parents gush about what it's like to be a parent. I love it.
Liz Phair

The business is all about gush and hype. You never have a bad meeting in L.A.
Emily Blunt

Right now I'm so old that if I had a big gush of money, I don't know what I'd do with it. I don't travel anymore. I don't need anything, don't want anything. I'd give it to my son, I guess, and let him enjoy it.
Jack Vance
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Gush Translations

gush in Dutch is opspatten, stuiven, verspuiten
gush in French is jaillir, flot
gush in Latin is profundo frofui profusum
gush in Norwegian is sprut, utbrudd
gush in Spanish is chorro
gush in Swedish is spruta fram, forsa ut

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