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the sound like water splashing
a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
"he made a great splash and then disappeared"
dab, splash, splatternoun
a small quantity of something moist or liquid
"a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"
a patch of bright color
"her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color"
spatter, spattering, splash, splashing, splatteringnoun
the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
the act of scattering water about haphazardly
sprinkle, splash, sploshverb
cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
"She splashed the water around her"
squelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slopverb
walk through mud or mire
"We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swashverb
dash a liquid upon or against
"The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered
"The mountain was splashed with snow"
splash, splosh, slosh, slushverb
make a splashing sound
"water was splashing on the floor"
soil or stain with a splashed liquid
strike and dash about in a liquid
"The boys splashed around in the pool"
The sound made by an object hitting a liquid.
I heard a splash when the rock landed in the pond.
A small amount of liquid
A small amount (of color)
The painter put a splash of blue on the wall to make it more colorful
A mark or stain made from a small amount a liquid
There was a visible splash on his pants after he went to the bathroom.
An impact or impression.
The new movie made quite a splash upon its release.
To hit or agitate liquid so that part of it separates from the principal liquid mass.
sit and splash in the bathtub
To disperse a fluid suddenly; to splatter.
water splashed everywhere
to hit or expel liquid at
To create an impact or impression; to print, post or publicize prominently.
The headline was splashed across newspapers everywhere.
To spend (money)
After pay day I can afford to splash some cash and buy myself a motorbike.
To launch a ship.
Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To daub with dirt in great quantities.
Etymology: plaska, Swedish. They have both an affinity with plash.
to strike and dash about, as water, mud, etc.; to plash
to spatter water, mud, etc., upon; to wet
to strike and dash about water, mud, etc.; to dash in such a way as to spatter
water, or water and dirt, thrown upon anything, or thrown from a puddle or the like; also, a spot or daub, as of matter which wets or disfigures
a noise made by striking upon or in a liquid
Etymology: [Akin to plash.]
Splash is a 1984 American fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Ron Howard, written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, and starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Eugene Levy, and Dody Goodman. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. The original music score was composed by Lee Holdridge. It was the first film released by Disney's Touchstone Pictures.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
splash, v.t. to spatter with water or mud.—v.i. to dabble in water, to dash about water or any liquid.—n. water or mud thrown on anything: a spot of dirt, a daub: a complexion powder.—ns. Splash′board, a guard to keep those in a vehicle from being splashed with mud; Splash′er, one who, or that which, splashes.—adj. Splash′y, splashing: wet and muddy: full of dirty water. [Plash.]
Song lyrics by splash -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by splash on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of splash in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of splash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of splash in a Sentence
When he speaks his words are akin to pearls strung on a silken thread....when he should speak it s like lustre shed by a ruby...when he does speak it s like crystal splash that cleaves the blue....
I shouldn't have sought to make a big splash just for the sake of sensationalism.
Once he went to Green Bay, he got serious about his legacy and he went to the next level, when he went back to Oakland for his last few years, he was still one of the best. He was making splash plays like scoring touchdowns and making sacks.
Splash Mountain’s my favorite ride. He is not a ride’s guy, but he promised me.
Today life is going through unstable paces, animals slaved in cages and food exhibited in show-cases. We eat thrash, our language is brash, life is a dash and humanity is about to crash. Black is cash, party is a bash and cleansing is just a splash. Wake up, come back to nature or else a human being will just be reduced to a caricature . Let your life be naturalized, get MickeyMized.
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- stříkat, postříkatCzech
- salpicar, chapotearSpanish
- loiskaus, loiskia, loiskuttaa, roiskua, roiskahdus, loiskahdus, roiskausFinnish
- asperger, faire du bruit, éclaboussure, éclabousser, bruit, ploufFrench
- schizzo, tonfoItalian
- し吹く, はね散らすJapanese
- pūhoru, pōhutuMāori
- pluskać, pluskPolish
- плескать, всплеск, брызгаться, нашуметь, плескаться, шумиха, плеск, расплескаться, брызгатьRussian
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