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



    BrE BrE//slʌʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//slʌʃ//
    [uncountable] Snow and ice
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  1. 1partly melted snow that is usually dirty In the city the clean white snow had turned to grey slush. There was dirty brown slush all over the roads and pavements. Wordfinderavalanche, blizzard, drift, flurry, hail, icicle, sleet, slush, snow, thaw See related entries: Snow and ice
  2. 2(informal, disapproving) stories, films/movies or feelings that are considered to be silly and without value because they are too emotional and romantic Her novels are full of sentimental slush.
  3. Word Originmid 17th cent.: probably imitative; compare with slosh.
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