Splash v. t. [imp. & p. p. Splashed p. pr. & vb. n. Splashing.]
1. To strike and dash about, as water, mud, etc.; to plash.
2. To spatter water, mud, etc., upon; to wet.
Splash, v. i. To strike and dash about water, mud, etc.; to dash in such a way as to spatter.
1. 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.
2. A noise made by striking upon or in a liquid.
n 1: the sound like water splashing [syn: plash]
2: a small quantity of something moist or soft; "a dab of
paint"; "a splatter of mud" [syn: dab, splatter]
3: the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface [syn:
spatter, spattering, splashing, splattering]
4: the act of scattering water about haphazardly [syn: splashing]
v 1: cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force;
"She splashed the water around her" [syn: sprinkle, splosh]
2: walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet
meadow" [syn: squelch, squish, splosh, slosh, slop]
3: dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the
baby's face with water" [syn: spatter, splatter, plash,
4: mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or
texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered; "The
mountain was splashed with snow"
5: make a splashing sound; "water was splashing on the floor"
[syn: splosh, slosh, slush]
6: soil or stain with a splashed liquid
7: strike and dash about in a liquid; "The boys splashed around
in the pool"