What does splash mean?

Definitions for splash
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word splash.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. splash, plash(noun)

    the sound like water splashing

  2. stir, splash(noun)

    a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event

    "he made a great splash and then disappeared"

  3. dab, splash, splatter(noun)

    a small quantity of something moist or liquid

    "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"; "just a splash of whiskey"

  4. splash(noun)

    a patch of bright color

    "her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color"

  5. spatter, spattering, splash, splashing, splattering(noun)

    the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface

  6. splash, splashing(verb)

    the act of scattering water about haphazardly

  7. sprinkle, splash, splosh(verb)

    cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force

    "She splashed the water around her"

  8. squelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop(verb)

    walk through mud or mire

    "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"

  9. spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash(verb)

    dash a liquid upon or against

    "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"

  10. splash(verb)

    mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered

    "The mountain was splashed with snow"

  11. splash, splosh, slosh, slush(verb)

    make a splashing sound

    "water was splashing on the floor"

  12. splash(verb)

    soil or stain with a splashed liquid

  13. splash(verb)

    strike and dash about in a liquid

    "The boys splashed around in the pool"

Wiktionary

  1. splash(Noun)

    The sound made by an object hitting a liquid.

    I heard a splash when the rock landed in the pond.

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  2. splash(Noun)

    A small amount of liquid

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  3. splash(Noun)

    A small amount (of color)

    The painter put a splash of blue on the wall to make it more colorful

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  4. splash(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  5. splash(Noun)

    An impact or impression.

    The new movie made quite a splash upon its release.

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  6. splash(Verb)

    To hit or agitate liquid so that part of it separates from the principal liquid mass.

    sit and splash in the bathtub

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  7. splash(Verb)

    To disperse a fluid suddenly; to splatter.

    water splashed everywhere

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  8. splash(Verb)

    to hit or expel liquid at

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  9. splash(Verb)

    To create an impact or impression; to print, post or publicize prominently.

    The headline was splashed across newspapers everywhere.

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  10. splash(Verb)

    To spend (money)

    After pay day I can afford to splash some cash and buy myself a motorbike.

    Etymology: possibly influenced by plash. Connected with splosh and splish by vowel (sound change); compare with as in sing/sang/sung/song.

  11. splash(Verb)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splash(verb)

    to strike and dash about, as water, mud, etc.; to plash

    Etymology: [Akin to plash.]

  2. Splash(verb)

    to spatter water, mud, etc., upon; to wet

    Etymology: [Akin to plash.]

  3. Splash(verb)

    to strike and dash about water, mud, etc.; to dash in such a way as to spatter

    Etymology: [Akin to plash.]

  4. Splash(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [Akin to plash.]

  5. Splash(noun)

    a noise made by striking upon or in a liquid

    Etymology: [Akin to plash.]

Freebase

  1. Splash

    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

  1. Splash

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of splash in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of splash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of splash in a Sentence

  1. Will Smith:

    Studios make the decision that if they're going to Comic-Con, they have to bring their A-game, if you don't come with something that's going to get people excited, it could actually backfire ... It's not cheap to make a splash at Comic-Con.

  2. Naveen Patnaik:

    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....

  3. Megan Rapinoe:

    I think that the huge media splash of the lawsuit is behind us and were obviously focused on the World Cup, but also its like this is our life, and there are a lot of things that we have to grapple and deal with: Family, friends, partners, media, pressures, games, World Cup, travel. So its just kind of just one more thing. This team always has a lot of media attention, and weve always had a lot of things on our plate so its not like its anything new, or all of a sudden were getting all the more attention. Its sort of the same for us.

  4. Anthony Liccione:

    That rejection you went through, don't have it bring you down. It's only a splash in an ocean of opportunities.

  5. RVM:

    Be Grateful you are not like a rock that has no Choice. The sun shines on it, the waves splash at it. You have a Choice to Move and to Make your Dreams come True.

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Translations for splash

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  • دفقةArabic
  • postříkat, stříkatCzech
  • plätschernGerman
  • chapotear, salpicarSpanish
  • loiskuttaa, roiskaus, loiskahdus, roiskahdus, loiskia, loiskaus, roiskuaFinnish
  • asperger, plouf, éclabousser, éclaboussure, faire du bruit, bruitFrench
  • छपHindi
  • schizzo, tonfoItalian
  • し吹く, はね散らすJapanese
  • pōhutu, pūhoruMāori
  • plusk, pluskaćPolish
  • брызгать, расплескаться, плеск, шумиха, всплеск, плескаться, нашуметь, брызгаться, плескатьRussian
  • שפּריצןYiddish
  • Chinese

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