splosh

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

splosh (third-person singular simple present sploshes, present participle sploshing, simple past and past participle sploshed)

  1. to make the sound of splashing
  2. to traverse mushy or marshy wetlands
  3. to spill or spill over

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