how to pronounce mush


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the above transcription of mush is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

mush is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of mush in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with a bit of mush I have no idea what …”

meanings of mush


  1. A mixture of noise produced by the harmonics of continuous-wave stations.
  2. A walk, especially across the snow with dogs.
  3. A food comprising cracked or rolled grains cooked in water or milk; porridge.
  4. The foam of a breaker.
  5. A form of multi-user dungeon, often used for online social intercourse and role-playing games.
  6. The face.
  7. A magic mushroom.
  8. A form of address, normally to a man.
  9. A magmatic body containing a significant proportion of crystals suspended in the liquid phase or melt.
  10. Cornmeal cooked in water and served as a porridge or as a thick sidedish like grits or mashed potatoes.
  11. A somewhat liquid mess, often of food; a soft or semisolid substance.


  1. To drive dogs, usually pulling a sled, across the snow.
  2. To walk, especially across the snow with dogs.
  3. To squish so as to break into smaller pieces or to combine with something else.
  4. To notch, cut, or indent (cloth, etc.) with a stamp.


  1. A province of Turkey.
  2. A historically Armenian city in the Turuberan province of Greater Armenia, now in eastern Turkey.


  1. A directive given (usually to dogs or a horse) to start moving, or to move faster.

mush frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mush occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mush can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mush can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to mush


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