noun see gushy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gushiness — shēnə̇s, shin noun ( es) : the quality or state of a person that gushes or the quality of his expression a man of inexcusable gushiness that poured sentiment like syrup over everyone the gushiness of his prose writings …   Useful english dictionary

  • gushiness — See gushily. * * * …   Universalium

  • gushiness — noun The property of being gushy …   Wiktionary

  • gushiness — gush·i·ness …   English syllables

  • gushy — adjective (gushier; est) Date: 1845 marked by effusive sentimentality • gushily adverb • gushiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gushy — gushily, adv. gushiness, n. /gush ee/, adj., gushier, gushiest. given to or marked by excessively effusive talk, behavior, etc. [1835 45; GUSH + Y1] Syn. emotional, enthusiastic, unrestrained, demonstrative, unreserved. * * * …   Universalium

  • gushy — adjective Characteristic of a speech conducted in an effusive manner, and often pronounced with exceeding emotion. See Also: gushiness, gushily …   Wiktionary

  • big mouth — Synonyms and related words: Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Texan, blower, blowhard, blusterer, boaster, brag, braggadocio, braggart, candor, communicativeness, conversableness, effusion, effusiveness, fanfaron, flow of words, flowing tongue, fluency,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • candor — Synonyms and related words: accessibility, approachability, artlessness, austerity, baldness, bareness, big mouth, bluffness, bluntness, broadness, brusqueness, candidness, childlikeness, common speech, communicativeness, conversableness, cricket …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fluency — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, abundance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, amplitude, appropriateness, articulateness, big mouth, candor, chasteness, chastity, chylifaction, chylification, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, cloud… …   Moby Thesaurus

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