What does lush mean?

Definitions for lushlʌʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lush.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, soaker, souse(adj)

    a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

  2. exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous(adj)

    produced or growing in extreme abundance

    "their riotous blooming"

  3. lavish, lucullan, lush, plush, plushy(adj)

    characterized by extravagance and profusion

    "a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast"

  4. lush, succulent(adj)

    full of juice

    "lush fruits"; "succulent roast beef"; "succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves"


  1. Lush(a.)

    Having thick and luxurient vegetation.

  2. Lush(a.)

    Characterized by abundance or luxurience; rich.

  3. Lush(n.)

    an habitual drunkard.

  4. Origin: [Etymol uncertain; said to be fr. Lushington, name of a London brewer.]


  1. lush(Noun)

    drunkard, sot, alcoholic

  2. lush(Noun)

    intoxicating liquor

  3. lush(Verb)

    To drink liquor to excess.

  4. lush(Verb)

    To drink (liquor) to excess.

  5. Origin: From lusch, from *, from laskaz, from las-. Akin to lysu, lasch, erleswen, lǫskr, 033B03300343033903450343, las, lasich, lusch. Related to lusk. More at lishey, lazy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lush(adj)

    full of juice or succulence

  2. Origin: [Prob. an abbrev. of lushious, fr. luscious.]


  1. Lush

    Lush were an English alternative rock band, formed in 1987 and disbanded in 1998. They were one of the first bands to attract the "shoegazing" label. Later, their sound progressed toward Britpop.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lush

    lush, adj. rich and juicy, of grass. [A contr. of lushious, old form of luscious.]

  2. Lush

    lush, v.t. to swill.—n. plentiful liquor.—adj. Lush′y, tipsy.

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    Song lyrics by lush -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by lush on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. LUSH

    What does LUSH stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the LUSH acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lush in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lush in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tony Visconti:

    It's the lush track on the album, it has strings and gorgeous backing vocals. It's beautiful.

  2. Carmen Uribe:

    We're so used to Southern California having these beautiful, lush lawns and palm trees and seasonal flowers.

  3. Jorgen Stoltz:

    There is a tension field between the geology created by the ice age, with clay and calcium-rich soil, and then the elevated seabed which came later, we have all types of nature. You have sand dunes, which have been overgrown with juniper berries and thyme, and you can walk through lush forests full of ramsons (wild garlic).

  4. Chris Thompson:

    From picturesque lakes and lush forests to historical monuments and rugged landscapes, the National Parks provide an unforgettable experience for every type of traveler. we want travelers from all over the world to expand their view of United States beyond our bustling urban environments and really become synonymous with natural beauty, rich history and breaking adventure.

Images & Illustrations of lush

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Translations for lush

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • bujnýCzech
  • geil, toll, üppig gewachsen, fantastischGerman
  • πλούσια βλάστησηGreek
  • alcohólicoSpanish
  • سرسبزPersian
  • kukoistava, juoppo, rehevä, mehevä, seksikäsFinnish
  • alcooliqueFrench
  • शराबीHindi
  • bujaHungarian
  • փարթամArmenian
  • rigogliosa, lussureggiante, rigogliosoItalian
  • matomatoMāori
  • groen, delicieus, tof, cool, weelderig, de max, levend, wijs, luxurieus, sexy, zatlapDutch
  • frodigeNorwegian
  • viçosoPortuguese
  • потряса́ющий, роско́шный, клёвый, бу́йный, кла́ссный, сексапи́льный, круто́йRussian
  • grönskande, sexig, alkis, smaskig, frodig, fyllo, snygg, luxuös, suputSwedish

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