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"mush" in British English

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mushnoun [U]

uk   us   /mʌʃ/
  • mush noun [U] (SOFT SUBSTANCE)

informal any ​unpleasantthicksoftsubstance, such as ​food that has been ​cooked for too ​long: If you ​overcook the ​cabbage it'll turn to mush. informal If you say ​yourbrain has ​turned to mush, it ​means you cannot ​thinkclearly.
  • mush noun [U] (BOOK/ FILM)

informal If you ​describe something such as a ​book or ​film as mush, you ​mean that it is too ​emotional: The ​movie was just ​romantic mush.
(Definition of mush from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mush" in American English

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mushnoun [U]

 us   /mʌʃ/
any ​thick, ​softsubstance, such as ​food that has been ​boiled too ​long: The ​rainturned the ​ground into ​clay and then to mush.
mushy
adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /ˈmʌʃ·i/
The yard’s still too mushy to ​mow the ​grass.
(Definition of mush from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mush”
in Spanish papilla, pasta…
in Vietnamese chất đặc sệt…
in Malaysian lembik…
in Thai สิ่งที่มีลักษณะอ่อนนุ่ม…
in French bouillie…
in German der Brei…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物质, 烂糊食物, 糊状的东西…
in Turkish lapa, pelte, çok pişmiş…
in Russian кашица…
in Indonesian bubur…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物質, 爛糊食物, 糊狀的東西…
in Polish papka…
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