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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gush·ing, a.
 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.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]