Definitions for: Effusive


[adj] extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
[adj] uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ef*fu"sive, a.
Pouring out; pouring forth freely. ``Washed with the effusive
wave.'' --Pope.

Effusive rocks (Geol.), volcanic rocks, in distinction from
so-called intrusive, or plutonic, rocks. --
Ef*fu"sive*ly, adv. -- Ef*fu"sive*ness, n.

Synonyms: burbling, burbly, demonstrative, emotional, gushing, gushing(a), gushy, lively

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