Gush v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gushed p. pr. & vb. n. Gushing.]
1. To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
He smote the rock that the waters gushed out. --Ps ixxviii 20.
A sea of blood gushed from the gaping wound. --Spenser.
2. To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner. [Colloq.]
1. Rushing forth with violence, as a fluid; flowing copiously; as, gushing waters. “Gushing blood.”
2. Emitting copiously, as tears or words; weakly and unreservedly demonstrative in matters of affection; sentimental. [Colloq.]
adj 1: flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood
waters" [syn: pouring]
2: uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in
burbly panting tones" [syn: burbling, burbly, effusive]
3: extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive
demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large
gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
[syn: effusive, emotional, gushing(a), gushy]