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 a heavy splashing sound.
  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. (uncountable, Britain, slang) Tea (the drink).
    Give us a cup of splosh, love.