The lush vegetation of a rainforest.
- The definition of lush is something that is full or exists in abundance. It also is a woman with a sensuous body.
- An example of lush is vegetation in the rainforest.
- An example of lush is Marilyn Monroe.
- Lush is defined as a person who drinks or is drunk a lot.
An example of a lush is a person who spends a lot of their time in a bar.
- tender and full of juice
- of luxuriant growth: lush vegetation
- characterized by a rich growth of vegetation: lush fields
- characterized by richness, abundance, or extravagance, as in ornamentation, invention, etc., often tending to excess: lush writing
Origin of lushMiddle English lusch, uncertain or unknown; perhaps echoic variant, variety of lassch, soft, flaccid from Old French lasche, lax, loose from laschier, to loosen from Late Latin an unverified form lascare from an unverified form lascus, altered by metathesis from Classical Latin laxus, lax
- Slang alcoholic liquor
- Informal a person who drinks liquor habitually and to excess; esp., an alcoholic
Origin of lushfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps lush, in sense “full of juice”
Slang to drink (liquor)
- a. Having or characterized by luxuriant vegetation: a lush valley.b. Abundant; plentiful. See Synonyms at profuse.
- a. Extravagant or luxurious, as in ornamentation: the lush decor of a grand hotel.b. Extremely pleasing to the senses: a lush scent; lush fruit; the lush sounds of an orchestra.c. Voluptuous or sensual: “[His]eyes swept over her lush young body until she was all the way out the door” ( Clark Howard )
Origin of lushMiddle English relaxed, soft probably alteration of lache loose, weak from Old French lasche soft, succulent from laschier to loosen from Late Latin laxicāre to become shaky frequentative of Latin laxāre to open, relax from laxus loose ; see lax .
transitive verblushed, lush·ing, lush·es
To cause to get drunk.
Origin of lushOrigin unknown
- A surname.