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Noun: splashing  spla-shing
  1. The act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    - spatter, spattering, splash, splattering
  2. The act of scattering water about haphazardly
    - splash
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"

Derived forms: splashings

Type of: begrime, bemire [archaic], colly [archaic], cover, dirty, disperse, dot, dust, footslog, go, grime, overlay, pad, painting, plod, scatter, slog, soil, sound, sprinkle, tramp, tromp [N. Amer, informal], trudge, wetting

Encyclopedia: Splash