how to pronounce lush


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the above transcription of lush 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.

lush is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of lush in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to find lush rainforests yes confused …”

meanings of lush


  1. Mellow; soft; (of ground or soil) easily turned; fertile.
  2. Juicy, succulent.
  3. Thriving; rife; sumptuous.
  4. Amazing, cool, fantastic, wicked.
  5. Lax; slack; limp; flexible.
  6. Savoury, delicious.
  7. Dense, teeming with life; luxuriant.
  8. Beautiful, sexy.


  1. Intoxicating liquor.
  2. A person who enjoys talking about themselves.
  3. Drunkard, sot, alcoholic.


  1. To drink (liquor) to excess.


  1. A surname​.

lush frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word lush occurs in english on average 4.3 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.

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