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lush

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Gardening
lushlush1 /lʌʃ/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 HBPDLGplants that are lush grow many leaves and look healthy and strong 🔊 a lush green mountainous island 🔊 The fields were lush with grass and flowers.2 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKINGvery beautiful, comfortable, and expensive syn luxurious 🔊 lush carpets3 lush music has a lot of pleasant-sounding instruments or voices together 🔊 lush vocal harmonies4 informal very attractive or nice – used especially by young people 🔊 He looks so lush in this pic!
Examples from the Corpus
lushâ€Ē Mist ferns daily with plastic spray bottle to keep them green and lush.â€Ē It was green, lush and luxuriant, ringed by the mountains with snowy peaks.â€Ē lush fabricsâ€Ē a lush gardenâ€Ē First, we need a long, warm, unbroken growing season to provide a plentiful diet of lush herbage.â€Ē The famous walls and ramparts of the city, now surround lush lawns and leafy trees.â€Ē Similarly, Colescott paints big, lush narrative acrylics on canvas, hard-hitting narrative works that travel across time and history.â€Ē They have lush stands of elm trees and will require minimal leveling.
lushlush2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 informalMIDRUNK an alcoholic
Examples from the Corpus
lushâ€Ē This is a film to make you feel fabulous about being a lush.â€Ē See, the dude is a lush and we give him time to get mellow.â€Ē It sketches the usual story of Meurent, the model who dabbled in painting, who was a lush and promiscuous.â€Ē What are you drinking, you big lush?â€Ē You'll see her sitting at the bar all day. She's a real lush.â€Ē This lush, seething insularity-what am I supposed to be learning, what are the lessons here?
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