[guhsh-ee] /ˈgʌʃ i/
adjective, gushier, gushiest.
given to or marked by excessively effusive talk, behavior, etc.
adjective gushier, gushiest
(informal) displaying excessive admiration or sentimentality
1845, from gush in the metaphoric sense + -y (2). Related: Gushily; gushiness.
[guhs-it] /ˈgʌs ɪt/ noun 1. a small, triangular piece of material inserted into a shirt, shoe, etc., to improve the fit or for reinforcement. Compare (def 1), 3 (def 1). 2. Civil Engineering. a plate for uniting structural members at a joint, as in a steel frame or truss. 3. Armor. /ˈɡʌsɪt/ noun 1. an […]
[guhs-ee] /ˈgʌs i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
- Gussied up
Also, all gussied up. Dressed up, as in Dana loves to get all gussied up and go to a fine restaurant. The origin of this expression is not clear, though possibly it relates to the earlier use of the noun gussie (derived from a proper name) for an effeminate man. [ ; mid-1900s ]
[guhs-ee] /ˈgʌs i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . [guhs-ee] /ˈgʌs i/ Informal. verb (used with object), gussied, gussying. 1. to enhance the attractiveness of in a gimmicky, showy manner (usually followed by up): a room gussied up with mirrors and lights. verb (used without object), gussied, gussying. 2. to dress in […]