splash

splash
I UK [splæʃ] / US verb
Word forms "splash":
present tense I/you/we/they splash he/she/it splashes present participle splashing past tense splashed past participle splashed
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1) [intransitive] if a liquid splashes, it moves or hits something noisily
splash on/over/onto:

Water began splashing over the side of the boat.

A little bit of her drink had splashed onto the table.

a) [transitive] if a liquid splashes something, it hits it noisily

waves splashing the rocks

b) [transitive] to put a liquid on something in a rough and noisy way
splash something on/over something:

She was splashing perfume on like it was aftershave.

2) [intransitive] to move noisily in water
splash through/across/in:

She was splashing through the puddles.

3) [transitive, usually passive] if words, a story, or pictures are splashed somewhere, especially in a newspaper, they are large and easy to see
splash something across/over/on something:

The scandal was splashed across the front page of the paper.

a logo splashed on a T-shirt

Phrasal verbs:
II UK [splæʃ] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "splash":
singular splash plural splashes
1) the sound of liquid hitting something, or the sound of something falling into a liquid

He lost his balance and fell with a splash into the canal.

the splash of rain on the street

2) a mark made by a liquid splashing

a splash of sauce on his sleeve

3)
a) a small amount of one liquid that is added to another

coffee with a splash of cream

b) a small amount of bright colour

splashes of red


English dictionary. 2014.

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