What does splash mean?

Definitions for splash

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"


  1. splash(Noun)

    The sound made by an object hitting a liquid.

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

  2. splash(Noun)

    A small amount of liquid

  3. splash(Noun)

    A small amount (of color)

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

  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.

  5. splash(Noun)

    An impact or impression.

    The new movie made quite a splash upon its release.

  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

  7. splash(Verb)

    To disperse a fluid suddenly; to splatter.

    water splashed everywhere

  8. splash(Verb)

    to hit or expel liquid at

  9. splash(Verb)

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

    The headline was splashed across newspapers everywhere.

  10. splash(Verb)

    To spend (money)

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

  11. splash(Verb)

    To launch a ship.

  12. Origin: 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

  2. Splash(verb)

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

  3. Splash(verb)

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

  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

  5. Splash(noun)

    a noise made by striking upon or in a liquid

  6. Origin: [Akin to plash.]


  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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  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. Volodymyr Knyr:

    Even shit going plash sometimes makes a splash.

  2. Ashima:

    A splash of cold water is what it takes and life's good!

  3. Robynne Chutkan:

    Try sparkling water with a splash of pomegranate juice or lemonade.

  4. Wang Xiaolu:

    I shouldn't have sought to make a big splash just for the sake of sensationalism.

  5. Steven Alexander:

    Splash Mountain’s my favorite ride. He is not a ride’s guy, but he promised me.

Images & Illustrations of splash

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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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