how to pronounce slush


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the above transcription of slush 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.

slush is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… way out we grabbed a slush puppy this …”

meanings of slush


  1. Flavored shaved ice served as a drink.
  2. The refuse grease and fat collected in cooking, especially on shipboard.
  3. A soft mixture of grease and other materials, used for lubrication.
  4. Half-melted snow or ice.
  5. Liquid mud or mire.
  6. Unsolicited manuscripts, as in slush pile.
  7. A mixture of white lead and lime, used as a paint to prevent oxidation.


  1. To smear with slushy liquid or grease.
  2. To slosh or splash; to move as, or through, a slushy or liquid substance.
  3. To paint with a mixture of white lead and lime.

slush frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slush occurs in english on average 0.8 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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