mush Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “mush” - English Dictionary

"mush" in American English

See all translations

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.
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)

"mush" in British English

See all translations

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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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…
What is the pronunciation of mush?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More