Meaning of gush

gush

Pronunciation: (gush), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to flow out or issue suddenly, copiously, or forcibly, as a fluid from confinement: Water gushed from the broken pipe.
  2. to express oneself extravagantly or emotionally; talk effusively: She gushed with pride over her new grandchild.
  3. to have a sudden, copious flow, as of blood or tears.
—v.t.
  1. to emit suddenly, forcibly, or copiously.
—n.
  1. a sudden, copious outflow of a fluid.
  2. the fluid emitted.
  3. effusive and often insincere language or behavior.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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