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gush - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'gush' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Gush [ v. i.]
- To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
- To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner.
2 . Gush [ v. t.]
- 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.
- A sentimental exhibition of affection or enthusiasm, etc.; effusive display of sentiment.

Meaning of 'gush' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . gush [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
Example in sentence:
  • he heard the flush of a toilet;
  • she attacked him with an outpouring of words;
  • there was a little gush of blood
2 . gush [ v]
Meaning (2):
- issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth
Example in sentence:
  • flames were jetting out of the building;
  • Water jetted forth
Meaning (3):
- praise enthusiastically
Example in sentence:
  • She raved about that new restaurant
Meaning (4):
- gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
Example in sentence:
  • water gushed forth