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English definition of “lush”


adjective uk   /lʌʃ/ us  

lush adjective (PLANTS)

A lush area has a lot of green, healthy plants, grass, and trees: lush green valleysFertile or infertile land

lush adjective (LUXURIOUS)

(of places, furniture, decoration, etc.) expensive and luxurious: a lush carpetExpensive and luxuriousCosting too much

lush adjective (ATTRACTIVE)

informal very attractive to look at, taste, smell, etc.: He's so lush.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
adverb uk   /ˈlʌʃ.li/ us  
Expensive and luxuriousCosting too muchFertile or infertile land
noun [U] uk   /ˈlʌʃ.nəs/ us  
Fertile or infertile landExpensive and luxuriousCosting too much


noun [C] uk   /lʌʃ/ slang us  
a person who regularly drinks too much alcohol: She's a bit of a lush by all accounts.Drunkenness and sobriety
(Definition of lush from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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