Water gushing from a hydrant.
A gush of tears.
An example of a gush is an outburst of water from a pipe.
An example of gush is for blood to pour out of a wound.
Gushed over the baby.
Origin of gush
- Middle English gushen perhaps of Scandinavian origin gheu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English, possibly from Old Norse geysa (“to gush”); cognate with German "gießen" ("to pour") 18.104.22.168 16:13, 16 July 2013 (UTC)