Main definitions of cush in English

: cush1cush2Cush3

cush1

Pronunciation /ko͝oSH/ /kʊʃ/

adjective

informal US
  • another term for cushy

    • ‘a cush job’
    • ‘cush leather seats’
    • ‘He's also going to slowly gather all his other fave pals and give them cush jobs.’
    • ‘They live in fear of losing that cush job and ending up back in the fields.’
    • ‘Some people might think I'm crazy for leaving a cush job.’
    • ‘If I wanted cush and serene, I'd get a LS430.’
    • ‘Most would choose higher numbers of jobs rather than limited jobs with cush benefits for the few.’
    • ‘Everyone's sitting down on their cush chair.’
    • ‘They transferred me to three different correction facilities inside. I was in a really cush one at first.’
    • ‘Many buses in Mexico are very extravagant and super cush.’
    • ‘He has a nice cush TV job.’
    • ‘I would have felt far more comfortable at the classy cocktail tables with large cush armchairs I saw for the regular clientele.’

Origin

1920s abbreviation.

Main definitions of cush in English

: cush1cush2Cush3

cush2

Pronunciation /ko͝oSH/ /kʊʃ/

noun

informal
  • A cushion on a billiard table.

Origin

Late 19th century abbreviation.

Main definitions of Cush in English

: cush1cush2Cush3

Cush3

Pronunciation /ko͝oSH/ /kʊʃ/

proper noun

  • 1(in the Bible) the eldest son of Ham and grandson of Noah (Gen. 10:6).

  • 2The southern part of ancient Nubia, first mentioned in Egyptian records of the Middle Kingdom. In the Bible it is the country of the descendants of Cush.

Pronunciation

Cush

/ko͝oSH/ /kʊʃ/