How Do You Spell GUSHING?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈʌʃɪŋ] (IPA)

The word "gushing" is spelled with a "g" followed by a "u" and then an "sh" sound, represented by the combination of the letters "sh". The "g" is pronounced as a voiced velar stop /ɡ/, while the "u" is pronounced as a short lax vowel /ʌ/. The "sh" sound is a voiceless postalveolar fricative /ʃ/. Together, these sounds create the word "gushing" /ˈɡʌʃɪŋ/, which means to flow out in a rapid and plentiful stream.

GUSHING Meaning and Definition

  1. Gushing is an adjective that can be defined as the act of flowing or pouring out in a rapid and abundant manner. It typically refers to liquids, especially fluids forcefully or swiftly spouting out, usually under pressure. The term implies a high volume and quick release of the substance.

    In a literal sense, gushing is often used to describe the forceful eruption or discharge of water, such as a gushing waterfall or a geyser spouting hot water and steam into the air. It can also refer to the sound or noise produced by such a forceful bursting out of liquid, conveying a sense of vigor and intensity.

    Figuratively, the term "gushing" can describe an outpouring of emotions, praise, or expressions of enthusiasm. In this sense, it suggests an overwhelming or excessive display of sentiment or admiration. For example, someone might refer to a speech or a review as gushing if it is excessively positive and filled with effusive emotions. Similarly, a person may be labeled as gushing if they display exaggerated delight or excitement about a particular subject or event.

    In summary, gushing refers to the forceful and copious flow of liquid, as well as the expression or display of intense emotions or admiration.

  2. • Breaking forth with a gush or rush; exuberant; demonstrative.
    • A rushing forth with impulsive force.

    Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Etymology of GUSHING

The word "gushing" is derived from the Old English verb "gēosan", which means "to pour out" or "to flow". This word traces back to the Proto-Germanic root *geusaną, meaning "to pour" or "to gush". The term evolved over time, and by the late 16th century, "gushing" emerged as its present participle form, describing something that pours out or overflows with great enthusiasm or sincerity.

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Plural form of GUSHING is GUSHINGS

Conjugate verb Gushing


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