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mush (something) up

To mash or crush something into a thick, soft pulp. Make sure you mush up that banana before you give it to Katie—she's still having trouble chewing solid food.
See also: mush, up

mushhead

slang A foolish, idiotic person; someone lacking basic intelligence or common sense. Why they hired a mushhead like him to look after the accounts is beyond me! Oh God, look what I did—I've been such a mushhead today!

mushmouth

slang A person who is not able to speak clearly or properly. Often used humorously or hyperbolically. Sorry, I'm such a mushmouth today—I didn't sleep properly last night, and I'm finding it hard to get my words out the right way. I was kind of a mushmouth as a kid because of a slight speech impediment.

mush

1. n. nonsense. What mush! Come on, talk straight!
2. n. romance; lovemaking; kissing. I can’t stand movies with lots of mush in them.
3. n. one’s face. (Crude.) Put some paint on your mush, and let’s get going.

mushhead

n. a stupid person. Oh, good grief, I’m such a mushhead!

mushmouth

n. a person who does not or cannot speak clearly. How can a mushmouth like that get a job reading news on network television?
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As well as giving moms the chance to make real-life connections, Mush offers a "local chat" hub where moms can find out what's going on in their area, ask for advice, and arrange group meets.
Recent talk of Sandy Mush being revived as a repository candidate led a regional newspaper to note that "finding a place to bury nuclear waste is front and center on the" panel's agenda.
Mush is a ghost town brought to life, with washing waving limply on a line strung between buildings, with people moving lethargically from dawn to dusk.
After providing the chewed-up mush, a regular nursemaid takes a break to groom herself, then returns to the larva and regurgitates liquefied food and saliva for it.
"Mush," I ordered, somewhat self-consciously: "Mush!" Hurtling through the monochromatic pine trees and rolling meadows, I and "my dogs" were instantly united against the harsh elements.
I came to love fried mush, but lots of butter was need to keep it from sticking.
Of course, the pundits chant over and over that the Conservatives are too "right wing"; that people fear a "hidden agenda"; that Ontarians will never support anything but mush. Well, perhaps they are right; certainly recent polls suggest that.
From it, we derive foods as varied as popcorn, corn flakes, cornstarch, beer and whiskey, syrup and candy, sweetener for soft drinks, and variations on mush such as polenta, corn bread, and mamaliga.
Schwartz describes how Goodyear tried to keep rubber items from "turning into a gooey mush" when they got hot by mixing it with materials including salt, pepper, chicken soup, witch hazel, cream cheese, ink, and nitric and sulfuric acid.
Taylor uses a beautiful blend of romance, horror, and erotica in her stories, but not so much that it would make you sick to your stomach--queasy from mush, or gagging with fright.
Cooked, this innocent combination forms the superstructure for such savory staples we know as: mush, cornmeal fritters, hush puppies, pone and pudding, dodgers, relish, bread, sticks and stuffing.
Full Sun Farm is a certified organic market farm located northwest of Asheville in Sandy Mush Valley.
If you bake them too long and wind up with banana mush, you can scoop it over sorbet or sliced apples!
Barak didn't betray the promise of her earlier ballet to Telemann with this mush but she didn't fulfill it either.
In some cases you can mush the dogs and care for the team yourself, and in others you can simply relax and enjoy crossing the sea ice on a qamutiit (wooden sled).