1. [ verb ] gush forth in a sudden stream or jet of liquids
Synonyms: spout spirt spurt
Related terms: pour blow pump whoosh jet spout flush gusher
2. [ verb ] praise enthusiastically
Synonyms: rave

"She raved about that new restaurant"

Related terms: praise effusion
3. [ verb ] issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth
Synonyms: jet

"Water jetted forth" "flames were jetting out of the building"

Related terms: run gusher
4. [ noun ] a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
Synonyms: outpouring flush

"he heard the flush of a toilet" "there was a little gush of blood" "she attacked him with an outpouring of words"

Related terms: flow springtide spurt flush
5. [ noun ] an unrestrained expression of emotion
Synonyms: outburst ebullition blowup effusion
Related terms: expression cry explosion flare acting_out blow_up
Similar spelling:   gushy