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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.
To squash or mash something into a soft, pulpy consistency. A noun or pronoun can be used between "mush" and "up." You can just mush up a banana for the baby at lunchtime. I had to mush all my food up and drink it through a straw after I broke my jaw.
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!
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.
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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.
n. a stupid person. Oh, good grief, I’m such a mushhead!
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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