• (verb-transitive): To propel or scatter (a fluid) about in flying masses.
  • (verb-transitive): To scatter fluid onto in flying masses; wet, stain, or soil with flying fluid.
  • (verb-transitive): To cause (something) to scatter fluid in flying masses: splashed their hands in the water.
  • (verb-transitive): To make (one's way) with or by scattering of fluid.
  • (verb-transitive): To apply patches or spots of a contrasting, usually bright, color to: a floral pattern that was splashed with pink; moonlight splashing the deserted courtyard.
  • (verb-transitive): To display or publicize very noticeably: Their engagement was splashed all over the tabloids.
  • (verb-intransitive): To cause a fluid to scatter in flying masses: splashed about in the swimming pool.
  • (verb-intransitive): To fall into or move through fluid with this effect: We splashed through the waves.
  • (verb-intransitive): To move, spill, or fly about in scattered masses: Whipped cream splashed onto the counter.
  • (verb-intransitive): To produce a sound or sight associated with this effect.
  • (noun): The act or sound of splashing: went for a splash in the lake; heard the splash of the fish being thrown back.
  • (noun): A flying mass of fluid.
  • (noun): A small amount, especially of a fluid: a splash of liqueur on the cake.
  • (noun): A marking produced by or as if by scattered fluid: a splash of light.
  • (noun): A great though often short-lived impression; a stir: a publicity splash.
  • (phrasal-verb): splash down To land in water. Used of a spacecraft or missile.

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  • (noun): the act of scattering water about haphazardly
  • (noun): the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
  • (noun): a patch of bright color; "her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color"
  • (noun): a small quantity of something moist or liquid; "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"
  • (noun): a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"
  • (noun): the sound like water splashing
  • (verb): strike and dash about in a liquid; "The boys splashed around in the pool"
  • (verb): soil or stain with a splashed liquid
  • (verb): make a splashing sound; "water was splashing on the floor"
  • (verb): mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered; "The mountain was splashed with snow"
  • (verb): dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
  • (verb): walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
  • (verb): cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force; "She splashed the water around her"

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Example Sentences

  • Then, while he was still listening to the unfamiliar echo of his own voice, he heard just behind him a _splash, splash, splash_, and his left arm jerked itself spasmodically from beneath his breast, the hand simultaneously touching a substance that was hard, cold, and slimy.

  • The alarm was taken by half a dozen more, and by the time the two boys were afoot and had seized their weapons -- _splash, splash, splash_!

  • _Splash, splash, splash_, and then the dog's progress seemed to be checked, as the boys followed into a pool of water which filled all the tunnel to the sides.

  • "I also have an anti-glare screen I can attach to my LCD monitor, which I call my splash guard," admitted Jenny.

  • To that, I say: Even a form "splash" is better than no "splash" at all.

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