slosh

[ slosh ]
/ slɒʃ /

verb (used without object)

to splash or move through water, mud, or slush.
(of a liquid) to move about actively within a container.

verb (used with object)

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.

noun

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Origin of slosh

1805–15; perhaps blend of slop1 and slush
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British Dictionary definitions for sloshing

slosh
/ (slɒʃ) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of slosh

sloshy, adjective

Word Origin for slosh

C19: variant of slush, influenced by slop 1
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