Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gush

3 senses of gush

Sense 1
spurt, spirt, gush, spout -- (gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth")
       => pour -- (flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor")

Sense 2
rave, gush -- (praise enthusiastically; "She raved about that new restaurant")
       => praise -- (express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance")

Sense 3
jet, gush -- (issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Antonyms of adj gushing

3 senses of gushing

Sense 1
gushing, pouring -- (flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters")

INDIRECT (VIA running) -> standing -- ((of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water")

Sense 2
burbling, burbly, effusive, gushing -- (uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones")

INDIRECT (VIA lively) -> dull -- (lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods")

Sense 3
effusive, gushing (prenominal), gushy -- (extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry")

INDIRECT (VIA demonstrative) -> undemonstrative -- (not given to open expression of emotion)

Similarity of adj gushing

3 senses of gushing

Sense 1
gushing, pouring -- (flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters")
       => running (prenominal) (vs. standing) -- ((of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water")

Sense 2
burbling, burbly, effusive, gushing -- (uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones")
       => lively (vs. dull) -- (full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party")

Sense 3
effusive, gushing (prenominal), gushy -- (extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry")
       => demonstrative (vs. undemonstrative) -- (given to or marked by the open expression of emotion; "an affectionate and demonstrative family")

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