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slushy

[sluhsh-ee] /ˈslʌʃ i/
adjective, slushier, slushiest.
1.
of or pertaining to slush.
2.
Informal. tritely sentimental; mushy.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; slush + -y1
Related forms
slushily, adverb
slushiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for slushily

slushy

adj.

1791, "covered with slush," from slush + -y (2). As slang for "ship's cook," 1859, from slush (n.) "refuse from a cook's galley" (1756). Related: Slushiness.

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