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Slang

crush

This page is about the slang term crush

Meaning

a strong feeling of love or infatuation for someone

For example

  • Ashley has a crush on this cute boy in her English class and she spends all day thinking about him, though she's never spoken to him.

  • Dr. Richards was a good-looking man, so he was used to young nurses developing crushes on him.

Note:
This word usually refers to the sort of intense but short-lived infatuation young people can feel for someone like a pop star, a teacher, or someone they know who's very good-looking.

Quick Quiz

Young girls easily form crushes. They find it easy to

a. feel depressed

b. fall in love

c. get into fights
a) feel depressed b) fall in love c) get into fights

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey