splasher

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

splash +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

splasher (plural splashers)

  1. Someone who splashes.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Nell Speed, Molly Brown's Orchard Home[1]:
      They gave her room, all right, especially if her medium happened to be water color, as Judy was a grand splasher and spared neither water nor paint.
  2. (dated) A guard to keep off splashes from anything; especially, one of the guards over the wheels of a carriage, locomotive, etc.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Weale to this entry?)