mushily
adverb see mushy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mushily — See mushy. * * * …   Universalium

  • mushily — adverb In a mushy manner …   Wiktionary

  • mushily — mush·i·ly …   English syllables

  • mushily — ˈməshə̇lē, li, chiefly dial ˈmu̇sh adverb : in a mawkish or mushy manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • mushy — mushily, adv. mushiness, n. /mush ee, moosh ee/, adj., mushier, mushiest. 1. resembling mush; pulpy. 2. Informal. overly emotional or sentimental: mushy love letters. [1830 40; MUSH1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mushy — adjective (mushier; est) Date: 1839 1. a. having the consistency of mush ; soft b. lacking in definition or precision 2. excessively tender or emotional; especially mawkishly amorous • mushily adverb • mushiness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mushiness — See mushily. * * * …   Universalium

  • mush — mush1 [mʌʃ] noun 1》 a soft, wet, pulpy mass. 2》 cloying sentimentality. 3》 N. Amer. thick maize porridge. verb [usu. as adjective mushed] reduce to mush. Derivatives mushily adverb mushiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • mushy — /ˈmʌʃi/ (say mushee) adjective (mushier, mushiest) 1. mush like; pulpy. 2. Colloquial weakly sentimental: a mushy valentine. 3. (of wool) lacking character, open, badly weathered, and very noily. {mush1 + y1} –mushily, adverb –mushiness …   Australian English dictionary

  • mushy — [mush′ē] adj. mushier, mushiest 1. a) like mush; thick, soft, and yielding b) poorly defined; blurry [the old recording had a mushy sound] 2. Informal affectionate or sentimental in a maudlin fashion mushily adv …   English World dictionary

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