v. gushed, gush·ing, gush·es
1. To flow forth suddenly in great volume: water gushing from a hydrant.
2. To emit a sudden and abundant flow, as of tears.
3. To make an excessive display of sentiment or enthusiasm: gushed over the baby.
To emit abundantly; pour forth.
1. A sudden copious outflow: a gush of tears.
2. Excessively demonstrative language or behavior.
[Middle English gushen, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; see gheu- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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