splashy

[ splash-ee ]
/ ˈsplæʃ i /

adjective, splash·i·er, splash·i·est.

making a splash or splashes.
making the sound of splashing.
full of or marked by splashes, or irregular spots; spotty.
making an ostentatious display; showy.

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Origin of splashy

First recorded in 1825–35; splash + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM splashy

splash·i·ly, adverbsplash·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for splashy

splashy
/ (ˈsplæʃɪ) /

adjective splashier or splashiest

having irregular marks
informal done to attract attention or make a sensation; showy
making a splash or splashes

Derived forms of splashy

splashily, adverbsplashiness, noun
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