See also: Ush

English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Back formation from usher.

Pronunciation edit

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

Verb edit

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, published 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 2 edit

Clipping of usual.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

ush (comparative more ush, superlative most ush)

  1. Alternative form of uzhe; Clipping of usual.

Noun edit

ush (plural not attested)

  1. Alternative form of uzhe; Clipping of usual.

Anagrams edit