Search Result for "mushy":
1. having the consistency of mush;
2. effusively or insincerely emotional;
- Example: "a bathetic novel"
- Example: "maudlin expressions of sympathy"
- Example: "mushy effusiveness"
- Example: "a schmaltzy song"
- Example: "sentimental soap operas"
- Example: "slushy poetry"
[syn: bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mushy \Mush"y\, a. Soft like mush; figuratively, good-naturedly weak and effusive; weakly sentimental. [1913 Webster] She 's not mushy, but her heart is tender. --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
74 Moby Thesaurus words for "mushy": baccate, bathetic, beery, bland, boggy, changeable, cloudy, cloying, corny, doughy, flabby, fleshy, foggy, gooey, gushing, halfhearted, indecisive, infirm of purpose, infirm of will, insipid, irresolute, macerated, masticated, maudlin, mawkish, milk-and-water, milky, miry, misty, namby-pamby, neutral, nostalgic, nostomanic, oversentimental, oversentimentalized, pappy, pasty, pithy, pulpal, pulpar, pulped, pulplike, pulpy, quaggy, romantic, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sentimentalized, sloppy, slushy, soft, soppy, spongy, squashy, squelchy, squishy, squushy, sticky, succulent, sugary, swampy, syrupy, tasteless, tear-jerking, teary, vague, vapid, vaporous, vapory, watery, wet, wishy-washy