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Definition of "lush" []

  • Having or characterized by luxuriant vegetation. (adjective)
  • Abundant; plentiful. See Synonyms at profuse. (adjective)
  • Extremely productive; thriving. (adjective)
  • Luxurious; opulent: the lush décor of a grand hotel. (adjective)
  • Extremely pleasing to the senses: a lush scent; lush fruit; the lush sounds of an orchestra. (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 "lush" in a sentence
  • "The cinematography of the film has been described as lush and dreamy."
  • "There's not a simile or figure of speech that Bolton does not render in lush colors."
  • "I love reading about tropical get-a-ways, castles in lush surroundings and other exotic places."