mush mush  /ˈməʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any soft or soggy mass
  2. (n) cornmeal boiled in water
  3. (n) writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
  4. (n) a journey by dogsled
  5. (v) drive (a team of dogs or a dogsled)
  6. (v) travel with a dogsled

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some of their practices go back 2,000 and 3,000 years to the peyote and mush room and morning-glory cults of the ancient Aztecs and Toltecs.
  2. It begins to rain, and soon sleeping bags are turning to mush.
  3. As we age, sun damage and pollution turn collagen the protein scaffolding that holds the inner skin firm into protein mush.

News

  1. Learn about bird projects at Sandy Mush

    ASHEVILLE — The Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society will hold a program on the Birds of Sandy Mush Game Lands by Joe Tomcho and Alex Wilson, starting at 7 tonight at the Reuter Center at UNC Asheville, Room 102.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  2. Library features dishes from Pioneer period

    Any idea what to do with a bone dish, mush dish or waste dish?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Beatrice Daily Sun

  3. What Happens When 30 Craft Distillers Descend on Capitol Hill?

    After a night of drinking dozens of thimble-sized plastic cups of booze—quinoa bourbon, chocolate fudge brownie liqueur, maple-infused vodka—my brain is mush. I vaguely remember being told last night that Danes call a hangover "carpenters in the forehead" but can't remember who told me, with all the hammering behind my eyebrows. A pack of matches with the words "Death's Door" just fell out of my ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "No country will want to take such a strong political position when Mush is so unpopular and the whole country is protesting against him," Iqbal said.
    on Nov 22, 2007 By: Allama Iqbal Source: USA Today

  2. Justice Antonin Scalia called the law "a mush of language" and pointed out that federal prosecutors have used it different ways in different prosecutions.
    on Dec 8, 2009 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Washington Post

  3. "George Bush wants to grab terrorists by the throat and not let them go to get a better grip," Miller said. "From John Kerry, they get a yes-no-maybe bowl of mush that can only encourage our enemies and confuse our friends."
    on Sep 2, 2004 By: Zell Miller Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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