What does the word gush mean?

Usage examples for gush

  1. I tried to gush over her a bit, but she would have none of me. – The Locusts' Years by Mary Helen Fee
  2. Nothing can be better than to err on the side of simplicity, which is always better than gush, or over- effort, or conceit of speech. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  3. He had partly raised the shawl, and a gush of free air came revivingly in, and enabled Leoline to gasp out a faint " I promise!" – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming