lush Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “lush” in the English Dictionary

"lush" in British English

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lushadjective

uk   us   /lʌʃ/

lush adjective (PLANTS)

A lush ​area has a lot of ​green, ​healthyplants, ​grass, and ​trees: lush ​greenvalleys

lush adjective (PLEASING TO SENSES)

very ​attractive to ​look at, ​taste, ​smell, etc.: the lush ​sound of the ​orchestra the lush ​taste of ​fudgeicecream

lush adjective (GOOD)

UK informal good or, of a ​person, ​attractive: We had a lush ​time on my ​birthday. He's so lush.
lushly
adverb uk   us   /ˈlʌʃ.li/
lushness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈlʌʃ.nəs/

lushnoun [C]

uk   us   /lʌʃ/ slang
a ​person who ​regularlydrinks too much ​alcohol: She's a lush by all ​accounts.
(Definition of lush from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lush" in American English

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lushadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /lʌʃ/
(of ​plants, or an ​area of ​land with ​plants) ​growingclose together and in ​largenumbers: The ​lake, with ​its lush ​scenery, is a ​favorite with canoeists.
(Definition of lush from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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