Definition of zhoosh verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

zhoosh

 verb
(also zhush)verb
BrE BrE//ʒʊʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʃ//
 
; BrE also BrE//ʒuːʃ//
 
(also zhuzh
BrE BrE//ʒʊʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʒ//
 
)
(British English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they zhoosh
BrE BrE//ʒʊʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʃ//
 
; BrE also BrE//ʒuːʃ//
 
he / she / it zhooshes
BrE BrE//ˈʒʊʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒʊʃɪz//
 
; BrE also BrE//ˈʒuːʃɪz//
 
past simple zhooshed
BrE BrE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; BrE also BrE//ʒuːʃt//
 
past participle zhooshed
BrE BrE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; BrE also BrE//ʒuːʃt//
 
-ing form zhooshing
BrE BrE//ˈʒʊʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒʊʃɪŋ//
 
; BrE also BrE//ˈʒuːʃɪŋ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they zhush
BrE BrE//ʒʊʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʃ//
 
; BrE also BrE//ʒuːʃ//
 
he / she / it zhushes
BrE BrE//ˈʒʊʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒʊʃɪz//
 
; BrE also BrE//ˈʒuːʃɪz//
 
past simple zhushed
BrE BrE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; BrE also BrE//ʒuːʃt//
 
past participle zhushed
BrE BrE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʃt//
 
; BrE also BrE//ʒuːʃt//
 
-ing form zhushing
BrE BrE//ˈʒʊʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒʊʃɪŋ//
 
; BrE also BrE//ˈʒuːʃɪŋ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they zhuzh
BrE BrE//ʒʊʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʒ//
 
he / she / it zhuzhes
BrE BrE//ˈʒʊʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒʊʒɪz//
 
past simple zhuzhed
BrE BrE//ʒʊʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʒd//
 
past participle zhuzhed
BrE BrE//ʒʊʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʒʊʒd//
 
-ing form zhuzhing
BrE BrE//ˈʒʊʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒʊʒɪŋ//
 
 
jump to other results
zhoosh something (up) to make something more exciting, lively or attractive You can zhoosh up the basic pudding mix with all sorts of lovely things.