1) ADJ-GRADED Vegetables and fruit that are mushy are soft and have lost most of their shape.

When the fruit is mushy and cooked, remove from the heat.

2) ADJ-GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as mushy, you mean that they are very sentimental.

Don't go getting all mushy and sentimental.

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