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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 [informal]
  2. Walk through mud or mire
    "We had to splash across the wet meadow";
    - squelch, squish, splosh [informal], slosh, slop
  3. Dash a liquid upon or against
    "The mother splashed the baby's face with water";
    - spatter, splatter, plash [rare], splosh [informal], 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 [informal], 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 [rare]
  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, informal], colly [archaic], commotion, cover, dapple, dirty, disperse, disruption, disturbance, dot, dust, fleck, flutter, footslog, go, grime, hoo-ha [informal], hoo-hah [informal], hurly burly, kerfuffle [Brit, informal], maculation, noise, overlay, pad, painting, patch, plod, scatter, slog, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, soil, song and dance [Brit, informal], sound, speckle, spot, sprinkle, to-do [informal], tramp, tromp [N. Amer, informal], trudge, wetting

Encyclopedia: Splash