Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “mush”

mush

noun [U] uk   /mʌʃ/ us  

mush noun [U] (SOFT SUBSTANCE)

informal any unpleasant thick soft substance, such as food that has been cooked for too long: If you overcook the cabbage it'll turn to mush. informal If you say your brain has turned to mush, it means you cannot think clearly.

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 film was just romantic mush.
(Definition of mush from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mush?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “mush” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

maiden

a girl or young woman

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More