To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
- To flow forth suddenly in great volume: water gushing from a hydrant.
- To emit a sudden and abundant flow, as of tears.
- To make an excessive display of sentiment or enthusiasm: gushed over the baby.
- To emit abundantly; pour forth.
- A sudden copious outflow: a gush of tears.
- Excessively demonstrative language or behavior.