(onomatopoeia). Connected with splash and splish by vowel apophony (sound change); compare with Indo-European ablaut as in sing/sang/sung/song. Compare also slosh.
splosh (third-person singular simple present sploshes, present participle sploshing, simple past and past participle sploshed)
- to make the sound of splashing
- to traverse mushy or marshy wetlands
- to spill or spill over
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