See also: Ush

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Back formation from usher.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʌʃ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌʃ

VerbEdit

ush (third-person singular simple present ushes, present participle ushing, simple past and past participle ushed)

  1. (colloquial, rare, transitive and intransitive) To usher: to perform the action of an usher: to escort.
    • 2000, Jonathan Pearce, John-Browne's Body and Sole: A Semester of Life, BalonaBooks (2006), →ISBN, page 142:
      And she is Mrs. Freundlich’s dear friend, so old Mark, who was acting as usher, ushed her and Mrs. Preene to seats right up in front next to Claire so Mrs. Shaw could scope out everything I did.

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of usual.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ush (comparative more ush, superlative most ush)

  1. Alternative form of uzhe; Clipping of usual.

NounEdit

ush (plural not attested)

  1. Alternative form of uzhe; Clipping of usual.

AnagramsEdit