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noun mush pronunciation in British English /mʌʃ/
  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] a thick soft substance

    The potatoes will turn to mush if they are overcooked.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] something that is romantic in a way that seems silly and not sincere
  3. 3
    [uncountable] American a thick food made by boiling maize flour with water or milk, eaten at breakfast
  4. 4
    [uncountable] British very informal a face

    Wipe that chocolate off your mush.

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