slushy

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Etymology[edit]

From slush +‎ -y. In the sense of a cook, from the sense of slush meaning "refuse grease and fat collected in cooking".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈslʌʃi/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

slushy (comparative slushier, superlative slushiest)

  1. Covered in slush.
  2. Having the consistency of slush.
  3. (of a person) Soupy; sentimental.

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Noun[edit]

slushy (plural slushies)

  1. Alternative form of slushie (flavoured frozen drink made with ice crystals)
  2. (Australia, colloquial, slang) A kitchen helper.
  3. (UK, slang, obsolete) A ship's cook.

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References[edit]

  • (ship's cook): 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary