[ splash-er ]
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  1. a person or thing that splashes.

  2. something that protects from splashes.

Origin of splasher

First recorded in 1840–50; splash + -er1

Words Nearby splasher

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How to use splasher in a sentence

  • "I don't mind telling you that it is a part of the new policy," returned the social splasher, still smiling.

  • While the robin is a famous splasher, his neatness stops there.

    Bird Neighbors | Neltje Blanchan
  • I went in, as you say, and I put up an old splasher, because of the way he throws ink about.

    The Case of Jennie Brice | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The next day the missionary went to the "ink splasher" and inquired where the old man could be found.

    The Lumberjack Sky Pilot | Thomas D. Whittles
  • Not only will you be made a laughing-stock of, but some scribbler, some ink-splasher will put you into a comedy.

    The Inspector-General | Nicolay Gogol

British Dictionary definitions for splasher


/ (ˈsplæʃə) /

  1. anything used for protection against splashes

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