Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CUMSLOOSH, n. A flatterer, wheedler (Uls.3 1947). Uls. 1931  “Portglenone” in North. Whig (5 Dec.) 13/2:
A great “cumsloosh” — one fond of “floostering” [flattering].

[Cum-, intensive pref., + slush, liquid mud. Hence, One who daubs on compliments. Cf. Sloosther, id., and Cumsleesh.]

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