Lush definition

lŭsh
A drunkard.
noun
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Of luxuriant growth.

Lush vegetation.

adjective
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(informal) A person who drinks liquor habitually and to excess; esp., an alcoholic.
noun
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Tender and full of juice.
adjective
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Characterized by a rich growth of vegetation.

Lush fields.

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(slang, former) Alcoholic liquor.
noun
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Characterized by richness, abundance, or extravagance, as in ornamentation, invention, etc., often tending to excess.

Lush writing.

adjective
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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.

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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.

noun
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Extravagant or luxurious, as in ornamentation.

The lush decor of a grand hotel.

adjective
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Extremely pleasing to the senses.

A lush scent; lush fruit; the lush sounds of an orchestra.

adjective
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A surname​.
pronoun
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Voluptuous or sensual.
adjective
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Having or characterized by luxuriant vegetation.

A lush valley.

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Abundant; plentiful.
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(slang) To drink (liquor)
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To cause to get drunk.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lush
Plural:
lushes

Adjective

Base Form:
lush
Comparative:
lusher
Superlative:
lushest

Origin of lush

  • 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 lax

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition