adjective (slushier; -est) Date: 1791 being, involving, or resembling slush: as a. full of or covered with slush <
slushy streets
b. made up of or having the consistency of slush <
slushy snow
a slushy mixture
c. having a cheaply sentimental quality ; trashy <
a slushy novel
slushiness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Slushy — Slush y (sl[u^]sh [y^]), a. Abounding in slush; characterized by soft mud or half melted snow; as, the streets are slushy; the snow is slushy. A dark, drizzling, slushy day. Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slushy — 1791, “covered with slush,” from SLUSH (Cf. slush) + Y (Cf. y) (2). As slang for “ship s cook,” 1859. Related: Slushiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • slushy — *sentimental, mushy, romantic, mawkish, maudlin, soppy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • slushy — [[t]slʌ̱ʃi[/t]] slushier, slushiest 1) ADJ GRADED Slushy ground is covered in dirty, wet snow. Here and there a drift across the road was wet and slushy. 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe a story or idea as slushy, you mean you dislike… …   English dictionary

  • slushy — adj. Slushy is used with these nouns: ↑snow …   Collocations dictionary

  • slushy — slush ► NOUN 1) partially melted snow or ice. 2) watery mud. 3) informal excessive sentiment. ► VERB ▪ make a soft splashing sound. DERIVATIVES slushy adjective. ORIGIN pro …   English terms dictionary

  • Slushy — Als Slush bezeichnet man ein schlammartiges Gemisch aus einem Feststoff und einer Flüssigkeit. Das Wort kommt vom englischen slushed ice, was so viel wie „Matsch Eis“ bedeutet (Slush = Schlick). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geomorphologie 2 Gas 3… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slushy — slushily, adv. slushiness, n. /slush ee/, adj., slushier, slushiest. 1. of or pertaining to slush. 2. Informal. tritely sentimental; mushy. [1785 95; SLUSH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • slushy — adjective a) Covered in slush. b) Having the consistency of slush …   Wiktionary

  • slushy — Synonyms and related words: Siberian, algid, arctic, barfy, bathetic, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, bleak, boreal, brisk, brumal, cold, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, crappy, crisp, cutting, dirty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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