swashing

[ swosh-ing, swaw-shing ]
/ ˈswɒʃ ɪŋ, ˈswɔ ʃɪŋ /

adjective

tending to swash: swashing water.

Origin of swashing

First recorded in 1550–60; swash + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM swashing

swash·ing·ly, adverb

Definition for swashing (2 of 2)

Origin of swash

First recorded in 1520–30; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for swashing

swash
/ (swɒʃ) /

verb

noun

Word Origin for swash

C16: probably of imitative origin
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