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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective


Noun lush has 1 sense

Adjective lush has 3 senses


lusha. [Prob. an abbrev. of lushious, fr. luscious.].
  •  Full of juice or succulence.  Tennyson.  [1913 Webster]
    "How lush and lusty the grass looks! how green!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having thick and luxurient vegetation.  [PJC]
  •  Characterized by abundance or luxurience; rich.  [PJC]
lushn. [Etymol uncertain; said to be fr. Lushington, name of a London brewer.].
  •  Liquor, esp. intoxicating liquor; drink.  C. Lever.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  an habitual drunkard.  [PJC]


lush, adj.
1 (of vegetation, esp. grass) luxuriant and succulent.
2 luxurious.

lushly adv. lushness n.
lush, n. & v. esp. US sl.
1 alcohol, liquor.
2 an alcoholic, a drunkard.
1 tr. & intr. drink (alcohol).
2 tr. ply with alcohol.

18th c.: perh. joc. use of LUSH(1)



abundant, adorable, adorned, agreeable, alcohol, ambrosial, befrilled, bibber, blooming, booze, boozehound, boozer, bottle sucker, bountiful, budge, bum, bursting, bursting out, chug, chug-a-lug, colored, copious, creative, dainty, decorated, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, deluxe, dense, drink, drunk, elaborate, elbow bender, embellished, embroidered, epicurean, exquisite, extravagant, exuberant, fancy, fecund, fertile, festooned, figurative, figured, firewater, florid, flourishing, flowery, fresh, fructiferous, fruitful, generous, ginhound, good, good to eat, good-tasting, green, grog, gross, gustable, gusty, heavenly, heavy, hooch, hooch hound, impenetrable, inebriate, juicy, jungled, jungly, lavish, likable, liquor, liquor up, luscious, lusher, luxuriant, luxurious, moist, mouth-watering, nectareous, nectarous, nice, of gourmet quality, opulent, ornate, overcharged, overgrown, overloaded, overrun, palatable, palatial, pleasing, plenteous, plentiful, plush, pregnant, prodigal, productive, profusive, proliferous, prolific, purple, raise the elbow, rank, rich, riotous, ripe, ritzy, rum hound, rummy, sapid, savorous, savory, scrumptious, seminal, sensual, soak, sot, souse, sponge, stew, succulent, sumptuous, superabundant, swarming, swig, swill, swillbelly, swillbowl, swillpot, tank up, tasty, teeming, thick, thriving, tipple, tippler, toothsome, uberous, unweeded, verdant, voluptuous, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, wino, yummy




N drunkenness, intemperance, drinking, inebriety, inebriation, ebriety, ebriosity, insobriety, intoxication, temulency, bibacity, wine bibbing, comtation, potation, deep potations, bacchanals, bacchanalia, libations, bender, oinomania, dipsomania, delirium tremens, alcohol, alcoholism, mania a potu, drink, alcoholic drinks, blue ruin, grog, port wine, punch, punch bowl, cup, rosy wine, flowing bowl, drop, drop too much, dram, beer, aguardiente, apple brandy, applejack, brandy, brandy smash, chain lightning, champagne, cocktail, gin, ginsling, highball, peg, rum, rye, schnapps, sherry, sling, uisquebaugh, usquebaugh, whisky, xeres, drunkard, sot, toper, tippler, bibber, wine-bibber, lush, hard drinker, gin drinker, dram drinker, soaker, sponge, tun, love pot, toss pot, thirsty soul, reveler, carouser, Bacchanal, Bacchanalian, Bacchal, Bacchante, devotee to Bacchus, bum, guzzler, tavern haunter, drunk, tipsy, intoxicated, inebrious, inebriate, inebriated, in one's cups, in a state of intoxication, temulent, temulentive, bombed, smashed, fuddled, mellow, cut, boozy, fou, fresh, merry, elevated, flustered, disguised, groggy, beery, top-heavy, potvaliant, glorious, potulent, squiffy, overcome, overtaken, whittled, screwed, tight, primed, corned, raddled, sewed up, lushy, nappy, muddled, muzzy, obfuscated, maudlin, crapulous, dead drunk, woozy, buzzed, flush, flushed, inter pocula, in liquor, the worse for liquor, having had a drop too much, half seas over, three sheets in the wind, three sheets to the wind, under the table, drunk as a lord, drunk as a skunk, drunk as a piper, drunk as a fiddler, drunk as Chloe, drunk as an owl, drunk as David's sow, drunk as a wheelbarrow, drunken, bibacious, sottish, given to drink, addicted to drink, addicted to the bottle, toping, nunc est bibendum, Bacchus ever fair and young, drink down all unkindness, O that men should put an enemy in their mouths to.

VB get drunk, be drunk, see double, take a drop too much, take a glass too much, drink, tipple, tope, booze, bouse, guzzle, swill, soak, sot, bum, besot, have a jag on, have a buzz on, lush, bib, swig, carouse, sacrifice at the shrine of Bacchus, take to drinking, drink hard, drink deep, drink like a fish, have one's swill, drain the cup, splice the main brace, take a hair of the dog that bit you, liquor, liquor up, wet one's whistle, take a whet, crack a bottle, pass the bottle, toss off, go to the alehouse, go to the public house, make one drunk, inebriate, fuddle, befuddle, fuzzle, get into one's head.


N vegetability, vegetable life, vegetation, vegetability, vegetality, rank, lush, vegetable, vegetal, vegetive.


N sweetness, dulcitude, sugar, syrup, treacle, molasses, honey, manna, confection, confectionary, sweets, grocery, conserve, preserve, confiture, jam, julep, sugar-candy, sugar-plum, licorice, marmalade, plum, lollipop, bonbon, jujube, comfit, sweetmeat, apple butter, caramel, damson, glucose, maple sirup, maple syrup, maple sugar, mithai, sorghum, taffy, nectar, hydromel, mead, meade, metheglin, honeysuckle, liqueur, sweet wine, aperitif, sugar cane, sugar beets, desert, pastry, pie, cake, candy, ice cream, tart, puff, pudding (food), dulcification, dulcoration, sweetener, corn syrup, cane sugar, refined sugar, beet sugar, dextrose, artificial sweetener, saccharin, cyclamate, aspartame, Sweet'N Low, sweet, saccharine, sacchariferous, dulcet, candied, honied, luscious, lush, nectarious, melliferous, sweetened, sweet as a nut, sweet as sugar, sweet as honey, sickly sweet, eau sucr_ee, sweets to the sweet.

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