Definition of crush noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    crush

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//krʌʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//krʌʃ//
     
    Romance, Love
     
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  1. 1[countable, usually singular] a crowd of people pressed close together in a small space a big crush in the theatre bar I couldn't find a way through the crush.
  2. 2[countable] crush (on somebody) a strong feeling of love, that usually does not last very long, that a young person has for somebody older a schoolgirl crush I had a huge crush on her. See related entries: Romance, Love
  3. 3[uncountable, countable] a drink made from fruit juice
  4. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French cruissir, ‘gnash (teeth) or crack’, of unknown origin.Extra examples 66 fans died in the crush on the steps of the stadium. I couldn’t find a way through the crush. I had a huge crush on her when I was younger. It’s only a schoolgirl crush, it’ll pass. There was a big crush in the theatre bar. There’s always a big crush in the bar during the interval.
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