Definition of slushy in English:

slushy

(also slushie)

Pronunciation /ˈsləSHē/ /ˈsləʃi/

Translate slushy into Spanish

adjectiveslushier, slushiest

  • 1Resembling, consisting of, or covered with slush.

    ‘slushy snow’
    • ‘It had attracted a lot of attention, and Misha wasn't surprised that on the morning of the second day, the Metro's headline picture showed the Eiffel Tower lying down in a field covered in slushy snow.’
    • ‘Nothing could be further from the reality of downtown Kiev with its dirty, slushy snow and its eternal grey skies.’
    • ‘But that journey was almost over now, and he felt his spirits rise with every step as he churned back into motion through the muddy, slushy snow.’
    • ‘There is evidence that beneath a thick outer layer of ice the moon is covered in liquid or slushy water.’
    • ‘There was a little jump, I went over it but the snow was very slushy.’
    • ‘So we trudge on, making our way through the gray, slushy snow which no longer crunches under our feet, thanks to a light drizzle and heavy local traffic.’
    • ‘Even though the snow was slushy and some of my favorite runs were closed, it was one of the funnest days I've had on the mountain.’
    • ‘The wetness turned to rain, then to sleet, and then to a nasty, slushy snow, blowing into my face no matter which direction I took.’
    • ‘Fierce winds, a bit of stinging rain, a bit of slushy snow, the sun bursting through the gaps in the clouds as they catapulted across the sky.’
    • ‘The snow gets slushy by lunchtime, sometimes earlier if the weather is really warm, but nobody cares.’
    • ‘Together, they will turn treacherous ice and slushy snow into water, sweet water.’
    • ‘As the day wore on, it started to rain, and the snow became sticky and slushy.’
    • ‘When hitting the ground, they combined to form a slushy snow, and after the storm passed, people raced outside and made snowballs - in 70-degree weather.’
    • ‘On May 10 the men found fourteen bison with two new calves, but the animals fled from the intruders, who could not keep up with them in the slushy snow.’
    • ‘The month of February had not helped ease to ease the monotony, with its never-ending gray days and gray, slushy snow.’
    • ‘After a long rest in the valley, we climb in hot sun and slushy snow, the Continental Divide looming above us like a distant castle.’
    • ‘I walked out of the room and into the slushy snow all around the motel.’
    • ‘In general, klister is required for classic skiing on waxable skis when the snow is icy, slushy or really wet.’
    • ‘When it snowed in the city, it got slushy and dirty.’
    • ‘What most people reported seeing were watery stretches, sometime brown, sometime grey, and relieved briefly by slushy muddy patches.’
    muddy, oozy, slushy, slimy, swampy, marshy, boggy, fenny, watery, sodden, sopping, saturated, squelchy, waterlogged, soggy, soft, heavy
  • 2informal Excessively sentimental.

    • ‘slushy novels’
    • ‘Writing about this without descending into slushy sentimentality would seem impossible, but Eggers manages it.’
    • ‘For couples everywhere it means love, romance and all that doe-eyed, slushy sentimental stuff.’
    • ‘With Cancer being a water sign, people often assume that slushy sentimentality takes precedence over sex in their lives.’
    • ‘We wanted to stay away from being simply celebratory, corny or slushy - often things like this can become very uncritical.’
    • ‘Now he has gone traditional and mainstream with Jersey Girl, a mushy, slushy father-and-daughter dramatic comedy.’
    • ‘Not only for the slushy romantic reasons, but we both share a genuine sense of loss when we're apart.’
    • ‘I know, it's soppy, slushy stuff when you really think about it, but how many people (yes I'm including men here, never let it be said I'm sexist) don't want that faery tale romance.’
    • ‘You have the completely over-the-top action scenes, the tortured hero, the slushy romantic side story and the entirely more-cool-than-the-hero antagonist.’
    • ‘There's a jaw-dropping depiction of an overlooked son and even the slushy romantic moments refuse to glycerine the lens, maintaining gritty honesty throughout.’
    • ‘Cue all manner of cat-and-mouse games, romantic ‘time-outs’ and the inevitable slushy finale.’
    mawkish, over-sentimental, overemotional, cloying, sickly, saccharine, sugary, sugar-coated, syrupy

noun

  • A partially frozen drink made with crushed ice and sweet, typically fruit-flavored syrup.

    ‘grape slushies’
    • ‘If you are really into your slushies you can buy a cheap slushie maker.’
    • ‘ We recommend you check out the swim-up bar, where you can while away your afternoons sipping delicious fruity cocktails and slushies.’
    • ‘These delicious slushies can be a refreshing touch on a warm day.’
    • ‘A recent study found that the body responds to cold slushies by reducing your sweat rate.’
    • ‘ Britain is currently in the throes of a love affair with everything from frozen margaritas to alcoholic slushies.’
    • ‘A bug got in both my beer and my slushy!’
    • ‘My son's favourite treat is a slushy.’
    • ‘We bought a slushy to share during the movie.’
    • ‘Someone throw a slushie at her.’
    • ‘While my son was off slurping his slushie at camp, I sat sweating in my home office.’