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Meaning of MUSHY

Pronunciation:  'mushee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressons of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
  2. [adj]  having the consistency of mush

MUSHY is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: bathetic, emotional, maudlin, mawkish, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, slushy, soft



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mush"y\, a.
Soft like mush; figuratively, good-naturedly weak and
effusive; weakly sentimental.

      She 's not mushy, but her heart is tender. --G. Eliot.

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