slushy

[sluhsh-ee]
adjective, slushier, slushiest.
1.
of or pertaining to slush.
2.
Informal. tritely sentimental; mushy.

Origin:
1785–95; slush + -y1

slushily, adverb
slushiness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To slushy
Collins
World English Dictionary
slushy (ˈslʌʃɪ)
 
adj , slushier, slushiest
1.  of, resembling, or consisting of slush
 
n , slushier, slushiest, slushies
2.  an unskilled kitchen assistant
 
slushiness
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Giant snow blowers inhale the slushy stuff and blast it onto the metal frames.
Perhaps made of a slushy cometary material to begin with.
It was mid-May, so the snow was wet and slushy, not dry enough to stick.
Under these conditions, tiny individual ice crystals form, creating a slushy
  mixture.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature