Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "tushery" []

  • Writing of poor quality; characterized by affected choice of archaic words (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "tushery" in a sentence
  • "By some singular discretion Mr. HEWLETT has chosen to eschew the least approach to Wardour-Street idiom, and this gives the narrative a simplicity, a sanity and a vivid sense of reality which are extraordinarily more effective than the goodliest tushery, of which flamboyant art Mr. HEWLETT is no mean master."
  • "Realistic pathos may have its _Dobbin_ or _Tom Pinch_, but the wild and whirling episodes of tushery demand the satisfactory finish hallowed by custom."
  • "It is not, as you might assume, a costume novel of eighteenth-century tushery."