Synonyms of splash in English:



  • 1 splash your face with cool water
    sprinkle, spray, spritz, shower, splatter, slosh, slop, squirt; daub; wet
  • 3 the Atlantic Ocean splashed against the pier
    swash, wash, break, lap; dash, beat, lash, batter, crash, buffet, surge
    literary plash
  • 5 the story was splashed across the front pages
    blazon, display, spread, plaster, trumpet, publicize, broadcast, headline
    informal splatter


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  • 4 add a red scarf to give a splash of colour
    patch, burst, streak
  • 5 a front-page splash
    feature, story, article, piece; display
    North American informal screamer


be splashed with

Lonnie's face was splashed with freckles be flecked withbe dotted withbe stippled withbe studded withbe scattered with

splash out

British informal she splashed out on a Mercedes be extravagantgo on a spending spreesplurgespare no expensespend lavishlyspend a lot of money informallash outpush the boat outgo madgo on a shopping bingeindulge in some retail therapy


make a splash

informal cause a sensationcause a stirattract attentiondraw attention to oneself/itselfget noticedmake an impressionmake an impactcut a dash

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