splashy

[splash-ee]
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adjective, splash·i·er, splash·i·est.
  1. making a splash or splashes.
  2. making the sound of splashing.
  3. full of or marked by splashes, or irregular spots; spotty.
  4. making an ostentatious display; showy.

Origin of splashy

First recorded in 1825–35; splash + -y1
Related formssplash·i·ly, adverbsplash·i·ness, noun
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splashy

adjective splashier or splashiest
  1. having irregular marks
  2. informal done to attract attention or make a sensation; showy
  3. making a splash or splashes
Derived Formssplashily, adverbsplashiness, noun
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