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splash

splash

 
pronunciation:
splaesh
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: splashed, splashes, splashing
definition 1: to dash or scatter (a liquid or semiliquid).
The automobile splashed mud.
similar words:
dash, spatter
definition 2: to wet or soil by this means.
The automobile splashed me with mud.
similar words:
spatter
definition 3: to cause (a liquid) to dash or scatter.
The wind splashed the waves.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to dash or scatter, or be dashed or scattered, as a liquid.
The waves splashed on the shore.
 
similar words:
sprinkle
definition 2: to fall or move with a dashing of liquid.
We splashed in the ocean.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or sound of splashing.
similar words:
dash, spat, spatter, sprinkle
definition 2: liquid or the amount of liquid splashed.
definition 3: a spot made by a splash, or a similar spot or patch made by other means, such as color or light.
definition 4: a showy display or vivid impression.
He made quite a splash in his new automobile.
similar words:
display, spectacle
derivation: splasher (n.)
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