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MUSHY (mushier, mushiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mushy mean? 

MUSHY (adjective)
  The adjective MUSHY has 2 senses:

1. having the consistency of mush
2. effusively or insincerely emotional

  Familiarity information: MUSHY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MUSHY (adjective)

Sense 1mushy [BACK TO TOP]


Having the consistency of mush


soft (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

Sense 2mushy [BACK TO TOP]


Effusively or insincerely emotional


bathetic; schmalzy; schmaltzy; mawkish; maudlin; hokey; mushy; sentimental; slushy; soppy; soupy; drippy

Context examples:

a bathetic novel / maudlin expressions of sympathy / mushy effusiveness / a schmaltzy song / sentimental soap operas / slushy poetry


emotional (of more than usual emotion)

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