mushy

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Etymology[edit]

From mush +‎ -y.

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mushy (comparative mushier or more mushy, superlative mushiest or most mushy)

  1. resembling or having the consistency of mush; semiliquid, pasty, or granular
    I don't especially like mushy oatmeal.
  2. soft; squishy
    The brake pedal is mushy sometimes when I step on it.
  3. overly sappy, corny, or cheesy
    Skip the mushy, romantic scenes and get to the action.

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