Definition of lush adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//lʌʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//lʌʃ//
    Describing geographic regions
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  1. 1(of plants, gardens, etc.) growing thickly and strongly in a way that is attractive; covered in healthy grass and plants synonym luxuriant lush vegetation the lush green countryside Wordfinderbarren, fertile, landscape, lush, mountainous, rolling, rugged, undulate, volcanic, wooded See related entries: Describing geographic regions
  2. 2beautiful and making you feel pleasure; seeming expensive a lush apartment
  3. 3(slang) attractive or pleasant This shampoo smells lush. OMG he's lush!
  4. Word Originadjective late Middle English: perhaps an alteration of obsolete lash ‘soft, lax’, from Old French lasche ‘lax’, by association with luscious.
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