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gush

[guhsh]
verb (used without object)
1.
to flow out or issue suddenly, copiously, or forcibly, as a fluid from confinement: Water gushed from the broken pipe.
2.
to express oneself extravagantly or emotionally; talk effusively: She gushed with pride over her new grandchild.
3.
to have a sudden, copious flow, as of blood or tears.
verb (used with object)
4.
to emit suddenly, forcibly, or copiously.
noun
5.
a sudden, copious outflow of a fluid.
6.
the fluid emitted.
7.
effusive and often insincere language or behavior.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; probably phonesthemic in orig.; see gust1, rush1

gushingly, adverb
outgush, verb (used with object)
ungushing, adjective


1. pour, stream, flood. See flow. 4. spurt.
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gush (ɡʌʃ)
 
vb
1.  to pour out or cause to pour out suddenly and profusely, usually with a rushing sound
2.  to act or utter in an overeffusive, affected, or sentimental manner
 
n
3.  a sudden copious flow or emission, esp of liquid
4.  something that flows out or is emitted
5.  an extravagant and insincere expression of admiration, sentiment, etc
 
[C14: probably of imitative origin; compare Old Norse gjósa, Icelandic gusa]
 
'gushing
 
adj
 
'gushingly
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

gush
12c., gosshien "make noises in the stomach," later (c.1400) "rush out suddenly, pour out," probably formed onomatopoeically in Eng. under infl. of O.N. gusa "to gush, spurt," related to geyser. Metaphoric sense of "speak in an effusive manner" first recorded 1873. Gusher "oil well that flows without
pumping" is from 1886.
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