gush definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To flow forth suddenly in great volume: water gushing from a hydrant.
    • To give off a sudden and plentiful movement, by rips.
    • In order to make an excessive screen of sentiment or passion: gushed over the child.
    • To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
    • to create a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection; to display passion in a silly, demonstrative way.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To emit abundantly; pour forth.
    • A sudden and violent issue of a fluid from an inclosed plase; an emission of a liquid in a large quantity, and with force; the fluid thus emitted; a rapid outpouring of anything.
    • A sentimental convention of affection or passion, etc.; effusive show of belief.
  • noun:
    • A sudden copious outflow: a gush of tears.
    • Excessively demonstrative language or behavior.
    • a-sudden fast outflow.
    • a rapid and violent emission of a fluid from confinement; outpouring of or as of a liquid.
    • Effusive screen of sentiment.
    • a-sudden quick flow (since liquid)
    • an unrestrained expression of emotion
  • verb:
    • To move forth out of the blue, in great amount.
    • to help make an excessive screen of passion or belief.
    • issue in a jet; turn out in a jet; flow or springtime forth
    • gush forth in a-sudden stream or jet
    • praise enthusiastically
  • others:
    • To issue with force and amount, as a fluid from confinement; flow unexpectedly or copiously; come pouring away, as water from a spring or blood from a wound.
    • Hence To speak effusively or from a sudden emotional impulse; be extravagantly and effusively sentimental.
    • To emit all of a sudden, forcibly, or copiously.

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