Slush Definition

slŭsh
slushes, slushing
noun
slushes
A heavy, wet mixture of snow, ice, and water.
Webster's New World
Soft mud; mire.
Webster's New World
Grease or fat discarded from a ship's galley.
American Heritage
Any of several greasy compounds used as lubricants or rust preventives for machinery.
Webster's New World
Overly sentimental talk or writing; drivel.
Webster's New World
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verb
slushing
To splash or cover with slush, esp. in lubricating or protecting.
Webster's New World
To daub (machinery) with slush.
American Heritage
To fill with mortar.
Webster's New World
To walk or move through slushy snow, ice, or mud.
Webster's New World
To wash down (a deck) by splashing with water.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Slush

Noun

Singular:
slush
Plural:
slushes

Origin of Slush

  • Perhaps of Scandinavian origin Norwegian slask sloppy weather

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

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