gushing vs gushy what difference

what is difference between gushing and gushy

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡʌʃɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌʃɪŋ

Adjective

gushing (comparative more gushing, superlative most gushing)

  1. Flowing forth suddenly or violently.
  2. Inclined to gush; effusive.
    a gushing tourist

Derived terms

  • gushingly
  • gushingness

Translations

Noun

gushing (plural gushings)

  1. The act or motion of something that gushes.
    • 1866, George Wyard
      Oh, then what gushings forth of living water are seen to flow out from the smitten Rock!

Verb

gushing

  1. present participle of gush

Anagrams

  • Huggins, nigguhs


English

Etymology

gush +‎ -y

Adjective

gushy (comparative gushier, superlative gushiest)

  1. Gushing; effusive and often emotional.
  2. (uncommon) Tending to gush, to produce a large flow of liquid.
    • 1994, Houghton Mifflin Company, Insight, Insight Guides, Insight Guide Hawaii, Insight Guides (→ISBN)
      Spouting water: Early Hawaiians named this l l/2-mile strip of coast Waikiki, or “spouting water,” its inland part a swamp nurtured by descending mountain streams and gushy spring waters. As early as the 1400s, Hawaiians utilized this water …
    • 2007, Rechella, Players Got Played, Kensington Books (→ISBN), page 112:
      Off with my beige bikini set, then he parted my legs and went straight for for the gushy pussy and gushy it was. I was seeping like a loose faucet.
    • 2015, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, Sathya Sai Speaks Volume 1, Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division (→ISBN):
      Just as underground water wells up in a gushy spring, when a bore is sunk down to that depth, []

Related terms

  • gushiness
  • gushily (adverb)

References

  • Merriam-Webster Online

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