to splash or move through water, mud, or slush.
(of a liquid) to move about actively within a container.
to stir or splash (something) around in a fluid: to slosh the mop in the pail.
to splash (liquid) clumsily or haphazardly: She sloshed tea all over her new suit. They sloshed the paint over the wall.
watery mire or partly melted snow; slush.
the lap or splash of liquid: the slosh of waves against the shore.
a small quantity of liquid: a slosh of milk in the pail.
a watery or weak drink.
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How to use slosh in a sentence
Shake the pan occasionally to distribute the sauce and slosh it over the fish.
He saw the water carrier enter through the bamboo gate, heard the water slosh about jerkily as the bheestee emptied his goatskin.The Adventures of Kathlyn | Harold MacGrath
Gallant gentlemen and delicate ladies braving rain and slosh.
I want to wind a towel around my head, and pin up my skirt, and slosh around with a pail of hot, soapy water.Roast Beef, Medium | Edna Ferber
I go after the boss, and old Brockmann hikes up to the slosh on the jump.Roads of Destiny | O. Henry
And when he'd move they'd squeak, and make eyes at him as they went up to the slosh.Roads of Destiny | O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for slosh
watery mud, snow, etc
British slang a heavy blow
the sound of splashing liquid
a popular dance with a traditional routine of steps, kicks, and turns performed in lines
(tr; foll by around, on, in, etc) informal to throw or pour (liquid)
(when intr, often foll by about or around) informal
to shake or stir (something) in a liquid
(of a person) to splash (around) in water, etc
(tr) British slang to deal a heavy blow to
(usually foll by about or around) informal to shake (a container of liquid) or (of liquid within a container) to be shaken
- sloshy, adjective
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