- 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.
The lush vegetation of a rainforest.
lush definition by Webster's New World
- 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: Middle 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
- Slang a person who drinks liquor habitually and to excess; esp., an alcoholic
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps lush, in sense “full of juice”
lush definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective lush·er, lush·est
- a. Having or characterized by luxuriant vegetation.b. Abundant; plentiful. See Synonyms at profuse.c. Extremely productive; thriving.
- a. Luxurious; opulent: the lush décor 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.
- Overelaborate or extravagant: lush rhetoric.
Origin: Middle 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.
- lushˈly adverb
- lushˈness noun
Origin: Origin unknown.