Definition of Mushy

1. Adjective. Having the consistency of mush.

Similar to: Soft
Derivative terms: Mush, Mush, Mushiness

2. Adjective. Effusively or insincerely emotional. "Slushy poetry"

Definition of Mushy

1. a. Soft like mush; figuratively, good-naturedly weak and effusive; weakly sentimental.

Definition of Mushy

1. Adjective. resembling or having the consistency of mush; semi-liquid, pasty, or granular ¹

2. Adjective. soft; squishy ¹

3. Adjective. overly sappy, corny, or cheesy ¹

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Definition of Mushy

1. pulpy [adj MUSHIER, MUSHIEST] : MUSHILY [adv] - See also: pulpy

Medical Definition of Mushy

1. Soft like mush; figuratively, good-naturedly weak and effusive; weakly sentimental. "She 's not mushy, but her heart is tender." (G. Eliot) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mushy

mushroom pimple
mushroom poisoning
mushroom sauce
mushroom wine sauce
mushy (current term)
mushy peas
music blindness
music box
music boxes
music center
music centers
music centre
music centres
music chart
music charts
music critic
music department
music director

Literary usage of Mushy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"The mushy stage which thus exists in the range of temperature from the ... 25 show, all cast irons except that which is exactly eutectic have such a mushy ..."

2. Problems of the Finishing Room: A Reference and Formula Manual for Furniture by Walter Karl Schmidt (1916)
"THE CAUSE Stains and fillers will not dry as well as under favor- OF MUSHy able conditions, and especially when oil stains are used COATS. the filler is ..."

3. Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain (1897)
"... use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which will only make it mushy. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1878)
"Copious, soft, mushy stool, followed by slight uneasiness in the umbilical region, ... Soft mushy stool, at 9 PM, similar to the one in the morning, ..."

5. A Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica by Joseph C. Fahnestock (1901)
"Stools; black, tarry, bilious, undigested, followed by great distress in the liver; mushy, with weak feeling in the bowels; greenish, muddy, spouting out ..."

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