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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gushing, pouringadjective

    flowing profusely

    "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters"

  2. burbling, burbly, effusive, gushingadjective

    uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm

    "a novel told in burbly panting tones"

  3. effusive, gushing(a), gushyadjective

    extravagantly demonstrative

    "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"


  1. gushingadjective

    Flowing forth suddenly or violently.


  1. gushing

    Gush is a sudden flow (as in a washout, storm surge, or blood gush) or excessive enthusiasm.


  1. gushing

    Gushing is the act of expressing excessive enthusiasm, admiration, or excitement in an unrestrained or effusive manner, often accompanied by high praise or fervent exclamation. It involves giddy or excessive emotion and can apply to various contexts such as describing one's feelings, reactions to an event or situation, or effusive compliments about someone or something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gushing

    of Gush

  2. Gushingadjective

    rushing forth with violence, as a fluid; flowing copiously; as, gushing waters

  3. Gushingadjective

    emitting copiously, as tears or words; weakly and unreservedly demonstrative in matters of affection; sentimental

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gushing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gushing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of gushing in a Sentence

  1. Connor Warwick:

    I looked down and I saw I was gushing blood everywhere.

  2. Resident Debra Diaz:

    If it weren't for her, we would have been stuck in there, water just coming toward us, gushing. I'm talking about water coming to my waist. It was high.

  3. Wallace Stevens:

    To be young is all there is in the world. They talk so beautifully about work and having a family and a home (and I do, too, sometimes) --but it's all worry and head-aches and respectable poverty and forced gushing. Telling people how nice it is, when, in reality, you would give all of your last thirty years for one of your first thirty. Old people are tremendous frauds.

  4. Rosilene Virgilio:

    There was a woman screaming, ‘Help! Get me out of here!’ But we couldn’t do anything; the water was gushing out, the mud was gushing out, our city unfortunately is finished.

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