Meaning of “lush” in the English Dictionary

"lush" in British English

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lushadjective

uk /lʌʃ/ us /lʌʃ/

lushnoun [ C ]

uk /lʌʃ/ us /lʌʃ/ slang

a person who regularly drinks 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) growing close together and in large numbers:

The lake, with its lush scenery, is a favorite with canoeists.

(Definition of “lush” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)