mushy mushy  /ˈmə ʃi/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having the consistency of mush
  2. (adj) effusively or insincerely emotional

Usage(s):

  1. Every suggestion that he is not a conventional mainstream mushy-middle Villager-friendly America-is-a-center-Right-Country President is based on consciously chosen, deliberate lies.
  2. After centuries of ignoring the subject as too vague and mushy, science has undergone a change of heart about the tender passion.
  3. The dialogue may be raunchy, the subsidiary characters beyond rude, but at the movies' core, Apatow wants you to know, there's a real, beating, borderline-mushy heart.

News

  1. Katie Van Dyke: Produce policies may differ, but more stores guarantee it

    I always try to thoroughly inspect produce before I buy it. I tap on cantaloupe, squeeze oranges, inspect apples for bruises, and the list goes on. Still, there are those times that ,when unloading my groceries, I notice that the three strawberries in the middle of the container are moldy and mushy. Ugh. I’m sure most of you have suffered the same frustration.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

  2. Good News, the Sun Is Out at Merion

    Merion Golf Club, hit by almost six inches of rain since Friday, seems to have drained well. Conditions are mushy but players are out in force, trying to learn this tricky layout with many blind shots.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

  3. Heavy rain turns Merion into Mudville

    By Dave ShedloskiARDMORE, Pa. -- Welcome to Mudville.Another deluge struck an already mushy Merion GC Monday afternoon, causing a suspension of practice round play at 3:01 p.m. EDT at the 113th U.S. Open.More than five inches of rain have soaked Merion's venerable East Course since Friday, and the forecast is not favorable for the next few days, which could impede preparation for the 156-player ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: GolfDigest.com via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. During the farewell show Sunday night, Knowles told the crowd, "We don't want to get too mushy. Destiny's Child started when we were nine years old. This isn't something somebody put together. This is love."
    on Sep 12, 2005 By: Beyonce Knowles Source: Pittsburgh Channel.com

  2. "Let me tell you something. My mother didn't know how to cook broccoli," said Mrs. Obama. "It was watery and mushy, and that's what we thought broccoli was. We thought you could eat it with a spoon and cut it with a knife. And I know a lot of...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Seguin Gazette-Enterprise

  3. Kelly gushed to Closer magazine: "I'm stuck in LA and Luke's not always here. He's busy working - but we're constantly on the phone to each other. I've never been this mushy with anybody ever before, but this time I can't help it. He's perfect....
    on Dec 29, 2008 By: Kelly Osbourne Source: Lincolnshire Echo

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