gush Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gush" in British English

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gushverb

uk   us   /ɡʌʃ/

gush verb (FLOW)

[I usually + adv/prep, T] to ​flow or ​send out ​quickly and in ​largeamounts: Oil gushed (out) from the ​hole in the ​tanker. Blood was gushing from his ​nose. Her ​arm gushed ​blood where the ​knife had gone in.

gush verb (EXPRESS)

[I or T] to ​express a ​positivefeeling, ​especiallypraise, in such a ​strong way that it does not ​soundsincere: [+ speech] "You're just so ​talented!" she gushed.

gushnoun [S]

uk   us   /ɡʌʃ/

gush noun [S] (FLOW)

a ​largeamount of ​liquid or ​gas that ​flowsquickly: Showers with ​pumps are more ​expensive, but they ​deliver a really ​powerful gush ofwater.

gush noun [S] (EXPRESSION)

a ​suddenstrong and ​positivefeeling, or an ​expression of ​positivefeeling, usually so ​strong it does not ​soundsincere
(Definition of gush from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gush" in American English

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gushverb

 us   /ɡʌʃ/

gush verb (FLOW)

[I] to ​flow or ​pour out ​suddenly in ​largeamounts: Water gushed out of the ​brokenpipe.

gush verb (EXPRESS)

to ​expressadmiration, ​praise, or ​pleasure, in such a ​strong and ​enthusiastic way that it does not ​seemsincere: "This is the ​bestparty I’ve ​ever had," Taylor gushed. [I] Mom gushed over the ​baby.

gushnoun [U]

 us   /ɡʌʃ/
a ​suddenflow of ​water that ​pours out in ​largeamounts: There was a gush of ​water from the ​hose.
(Definition of gush from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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