partially melted snow or ice:
the snow was turning into brown slush in the gutters.
the slush of Hollywood's romantic fifties films.
make a squelching or splashing sound:
there was water slushing around in the galley.
melting snow or ice XVII; liquid mud XVIII. contemp. with synon. SLUDGE
, with which it forms a series of expressive words parallel to ME. sloche
(XVI), and SLOSH
, to which the closest foreign parallels are Da. †slus
sleet, mud, Norw. slusk
sloppy ground or weather.
, blush, brush, crush, flush, gush, hush, hush-hush, lush, mush, plush, rush, shush, slush, thrush, tush
•sagebrush • paintbrush • onrush
•song thrush • outrush • toothbrush
•woodrush • bulrush • uprush