splosh

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(onomatopoeia). Connected with splash and splish. 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 a heavy splashing sound.
    splosh into the sea
  2. To traverse mushy or marshy wetlands.
  3. To spill or spill over.

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Noun[edit]

splosh (countable and uncountable, plural sploshes)

  1. (countable) A heavy splashing sound.
  2. (countable, uncountable) A spilt or dropped liquid or semi-liquid substance.
    • 2008, Jill Mansell, The One You Really Want, Hachette U.K., →ISBN:
      Leaning forward, Rose saw the generous white splosh of bird poo decorating the tip of the woman’s expensive looking brown suede shoe.
    • 2013, Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange: Restored Edition, Penguin U.K., →ISBN:
      [] a milk-jug and a milk-bottle going all drunk then scattering white splosh in all directions
  3. (uncountable, UK, slang) Tea (the drink).
    Give us a cup of splosh, love.