slosh around

slosh around
phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "slosh around":
present tense I/you/we/they slosh around he/she/it sloshes around present participle sloshing around past tense sloshed around past participle sloshed around informal
if money is sloshing around, a lot of it is available or people are spending a lot of it

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  • slosh — I. noun Etymology: probably blend of slop and slush Date: 1814 1. slush 1 2. the slap or splash of liquid • sloshy adjective II. verb Date: 1844 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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