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Definition of "mushy" []

  • Resembling mush in consistency; soft. (adjective)
  • Informal Excessively sentimental. See Synonyms at sentimental. (adjective)
  • Informal Given to or displaying mawkish affection or amorousness. (adjective)
  • Soft and pulpy (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Excessively sentimental or emotional (adjective)

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Use "mushy" in a sentence
  • "Most people are in the mushy middle, and we call it mushy middle for a reason."
  • ""No, what I said was that you were engaging in mushy thinking," Thing One said, pointing to a passage marked with yellow highlighter."
  • "He closed his hand upon it, squeezed, and the potato squirted out between his fingers in mushy streams."