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Definition of "rushy" [rush•y]

  • Resembling or characteristic of rushes; rushlike. (adjective)
  • Abounding in rushes: a rushy marsh. (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.

Use "rushy" in a sentence
  • "The eldest had drained a small field, which used to be called the rushy field, from its having been quite covered with rushes."
  • "There was no "rushy" side effects, just a little bit of energy."
  • "Suddenly half a dozen cows burst out of the ruin where they had been sheltering from the sun; heads forward and tails held high, they galloped off across the rushy ground, shocked at my appearance."