Lush - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lʌʃ|  American pronunciation of the word lush
Brit.  |lʌʃ|  British pronunciation of the word lush


- a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually (syn: alcoholic, boozer, dipsomaniac, soaker, souse)


- produced or growing in extreme abundance (syn: exuberant, luxuriant, profuse, riotous)
- having strong sexual appeal (syn: juicy, luscious, red-hot, toothsome, voluptuous)
- ostentatiously rich and superior in quality (syn: deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous)
these architecture magazines are full of the lush interiors of the rich and famous
- tender and full of juice (syn: succulent)
lush fruits

Extra examples

The frequent rainfall encourages the lush growth of trees, ferns, and shrubs.

She always wanted to live on a lush Caribbean island.

The hills are lush with deep, thick grass.

He's just an old lush.

...she accused him of being a lush and a spendthrift...

The fields were lush with grass and flowers.

...a lush equatorial rain forest that is threatened by rampant development... ancient tale of a mage who made lush gardens grow in the desert...

...the river flowed in a sinuous path through the lush valley...

...settled in a lush vale in the shadow of the mountains...

Lefkas has an abundance of lush green vegetation.

Word forms

singular: lush
plural: lushes
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