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Verb: splash  splash
  1. Cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
    "She splashed the water around her";
    - sprinkle, splosh
     
  2. Walk through mud or mire
    "We had to splash across the wet meadow";
    - squelch, squish, splosh, slosh, slop
     
  3. Dash a liquid upon or against
    "The mother splashed the baby's face with water";
    - spatter, splatter, plash, splosh, swash
     
  4. Mark or overlay with patches of contrasting colour or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered
    "The mountain was splashed with snow"
     
  5. Make a splashing sound
    "water was splashing on the floor";
    - splosh, slosh, slush
     
  6. Soil or stain with a splashed liquid
     
  7. Strike and dash about in a liquid
    "The boys splashed around in the pool"
Noun: splash  splash
  1. The sound like water splashing
    - plash
     
  2. A prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    "he made a great splash and then disappeared";
    - stir
     
  3. A small quantity of something moist or liquid
    "just a splash of whiskey";
    - dab, splatter
     
  4. A patch of bright colour
    "her red hat gave her outfit a splash of colour"
     
  5. The act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    - spatter, spattering, splashing, splattering
     
  6. The act of scattering water about haphazardly
    - splashing

Derived forms: splashing, splashed, splashes

Type of: begrime, bemire [archaic], carry-on [Brit], colly [archaic], commotion, cover, dapple, dirty, disperse, disruption, disturbance, dot, dust, fleck, flutter, footslog, go, grime, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, maculation, noise, overlay, pad, painting, patch, plod, scatter, slog, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, soil, sound, speckle, spot, sprinkle, to-do, tramp, tromp [N. Amer], trudge, wetting

Encyclopedia: Splash, Too