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lush Explained

lush at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[lʌʃ]

lush at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1400-1500; Origin: Perhaps from Old French lache 'soft, loose']//
1 plants that are lush grow many leaves and look healthy and strong: --a lush green mountainous island// --The fields were lush with grass and flowers.//
2 very beautiful, comfortable, and expensive: luxurious// --lush carpets//
lush 2 n [C] [Date: 1700-1800; Origin: Perhaps from LUSH1]// informal an alcoholic//

lush at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

151 Moby Thesaurus words for "lush":
abundant, adorable, adorned, agreeable, alcohol, ambrosial,
befrilled, bibber, blooming, booze, boozehound, boozer,
bottle sucker, bountiful, budge, bum, bursting, bursting out, chug,
chug-a-lug, colored, copious, creative, dainty, decorated,
delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, deluxe, dense, drink,
drunk, elaborate, elbow bender, embellished, embroidered,
epicurean, exquisite, extravagant, exuberant, fancy, fecund,
fertile, festooned, figurative, figured, firewater, florid,
flourishing, flowery, fresh, fructiferous, fruitful, generous,
ginhound, good, good to eat, good-tasting, green, grog, gross,
gustable, gusty, heavenly, heavy, hooch, hooch hound, impenetrable,
inebriate, juicy, jungled, jungly, lavish, likable, liquor,
liquor up, luscious, lusher, luxuriant, luxurious, moist,
mouth-watering, nectareous, nectarous, nice, of gourmet quality,
opulent, ornate, overcharged, overgrown, overloaded, overrun,
palatable, palatial, pleasing, plenteous, plentiful, plush,
pregnant, prodigal, productive, profusive, proliferous, prolific,
purple, raise the elbow, rank, rich, riotous, ripe, ritzy,
rum hound, rummy, sapid, savorous, savory, scrumptious, seminal,
sensual, soak, sot, souse, sponge, stew, succulent, sumptuous,
superabundant, swarming, swig, swill, swillbelly, swillbowl,
swillpot, tank up, tasty, teeming, thick, thriving, tipple,
tippler, toothsome, uberous, unweeded, verdant, voluptuous,
weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, wino, yummy

lush at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Sweetness): sweet, melifluous, saccharine, dulcet, candied, luscious, lush, sweetened.

lush at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective, noun
adjective
1 (of plants, gardens, etc.) growing thickly and strongly in a way that is attractive; covered in healthy grass and plants:
lush vegetation * the lush green countryside
2 beautiful and making you feel pleasure; seeming expensive:
a lush apartment
noun (AmE, informal) = ALCOHOLIC

Lush at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Lush \Lush\, a. [Prob. an abbrev. of lushious, fr. luscious.]
Full of juice or succulence. --Tennyson.

How lush and lusty the grass looks! how green! --Shak.

Lush \Lush\, n. [Etymol uncertain; said to be fr. Lushington,
name of a London brewer.]
Liquor, esp. intoxicating liquor; drink. [Slang]

lush at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

lush
adj 1: produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous
blooming" [syn: {exuberant}, {luxuriant}, {profuse}, {riotous}]
2: characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish
buffet"; "a lucullan feast" [syn: {lavish}, {lucullan}, {plush},
{plushy}]
3: full of juice; "lush fruits"; "succulent roast beef";
"succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves" [syn: {succulent}]
n : a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually [syn: {alcoholic},
{alky}, {dipsomaniac}, {boozer}, {soaker}, {souse}]

lush at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: unreference » d
Inter: wikipedi » a

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /lʌʃ/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /lVS/
  • Inter: rhymes » ʌʃ

    Etymology 1

    From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » lusch||slack, relaxed, limp, loose|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » ang|- *Inter: term » |lysc, *lesc|slack, limp|lang=ang, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » laskaz|lang=gem-pro, Inter: recons » lasiwaz||weak, false, feeble|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » las-||weak|lang=ine-pro. Akin to Inter: etyl » ang|- Inter: term » lysu|lysu, lesu|false, evil, base|lang=ang, Inter: etyl » gml|- Inter: term » lasch||slack|lang=gml, Inter: etyl » gmh|- Inter: l » de|erleswen|erleswen|to become weak|lang=gmh, Inter: etyl » non|- Inter: term » lǫskr||weak, feeble|sc=Latinx|lang=non, Inter: etyl » got|- {{term|