verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- the act of splashing logs.
- water released, as from a splash dam, for splashing logs.
Origin of splash
Synonyms for splash
Related Words for splashdash, sensation, drench, bathe, sprinkle, slosh, soak, paddle, spray, drown, spatter, douse, wet, wade, squirt, strew, slop, splurge, burst, effect
Examples from the Web for splash
Contemporary Examples of splash
The episode does not seem to have made much of a splash in the race thus far.Watch a Republican Try to Duck the Abortion Ban He Cosponsored
October 16, 2014
Whereas Gotham mopes in the shadows, The Flash bursts like a splash page.‘The Flash’ Review: Teen Angst Gets a Comic Book Quickie
October 7, 2014
The next set of results from the Subaru Hyper-Suprime-Cam will extend the SPLASH survey in important ways.Some of the First Galaxies Were Big Babies
Matthew R. Francis
September 14, 2014
And then when you want something satisfying, splash out a few dollars for a mammoth cupcake.The Cupcake Boom’s Sugar High Finally Crashes
July 8, 2014
Dabbling in night school photography classes in Miami in 1953, a 23- or 24-year-old Yeager quickly made a splash.The Queen of the Playboy Centerfolds
May 31, 2014
Historical Examples of splash
My God, these journalists do love to splash about in their emotions.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
When he was on it he heard the splash of oars below him in the Pool, but he took no heed of it.
She heard Artois get in, the boat pushed off, the splash of the oars.
Presently they were dashing into the midst of it, and everything was drowned in the splash and roar.The Christian
If this is a trickle then Noah's flood couldn't have been more than a splash.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
Word Origin for splash
1715, probably an alteration of plash with an intensive s-. The noun is attested from 1736; meaning "striking or ostentatious display" is first attested 1804. Splashy "sensational" first attested 1836. Splash-down in the spacecraft sense is attested from 1961.