Gushed
Gush Gush (g[u^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gushed} (g[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gushing}.] [OE. guschen, cf. Icel. gusa and gjsa, also D. gucsen; perh. akin to AS. ge['o]tan to pour, G. giessen, Goth. giutan, E. gut. Cf. {Found} to cast.] [1913 Webster] 1. To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously. [1913 Webster]

He smote the rock that the waters gushed out. --Ps ixxviii 20. [1913 Webster]

A sea of blood gushed from the gaping wound. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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  • gush — gush1 [gʌʃ] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from the sound] 1.) a) [I always + adverb/preposition] if a liquid gushes, it flows or pours out quickly and in large quantities = ↑spurt gush out/from/down etc ▪ Water gushed from the broken pipe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gush — (g[u^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gushed} (g[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gushing}.] [OE. guschen, cf. Icel. gusa and gjsa, also D. gucsen; perh. akin to AS. ge[ o]tan to pour, G. giessen, Goth. giutan, E. gut. Cf. {Found} to cast.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gushing — Gush Gush (g[u^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gushed} (g[u^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gushing}.] [OE. guschen, cf. Icel. gusa and gjsa, also D. gucsen; perh. akin to AS. ge[ o]tan to pour, G. giessen, Goth. giutan, E. gut. Cf. {Found} to cast.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • gush — 1 verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep) if a liquid gushes from something, such as a hole or cut, it comes out in large quantities (+ out/from/down etc): The blood began to gush out, red and frightening. | oil gushing from the broken pipe 2 (T) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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