Definition of smush in English:


Pronunciation /sməSH//smo͝oSH/


[WITH OBJECT]North American
  • Crush; smash.

    ‘they smushed marshmallows in their mouths’
    • ‘The sound emitted from the front speakers had no depth or shading; background noise and dialogue are smushed together.’
    • ‘I made it by enchanting some rose petals, so it's pretty fragile; I hope it gets to you without being smushed up or anything.’
    • ‘You might have read chapters before it, but I smushed the chapters together (read top of page if you didn't already) so maybe that was why you were confused.’
    • ‘Because of the wind (it's windy tonight), their hats would periodically begin to lift off their heads, so they would keep reach up to smush them down.’
    • ‘Carly came right over to the love seat Renae and Droven were sharing and pushed Droven over so that he was smushed in the middle between Renae and her.’
    squash, squeeze, press, compress
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Early 19th century: alteration of mush.