gushingly

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gushing +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

gushingly (comparative more gushingly, superlative most gushingly)

  1. So as to gush or flow forth.
    • 1982, Popular Photography (volume 89, number 9, page 118)
      Just send a good, strong current through, so that the water overflows gushingly, and shake the reels from time to time []
  2. In a gushing manner; with overeffusive sentimentality.
    • 1998, Robert Stone, Damascus Gate
      "We went to see Guys and Dolls in New York," Maria Clara said gushingly. "It was so typical. We thought of you."