Definition of splashy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsplaʃi

adjective (splashier, splashiest)

1Characterized by water splashing about: a splashy waterfall
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  • In he jumped, goggles on, and then proceeded to plough through the water doing a very bad and splashy front crawl.
  • Pitter-patter - show your baby how to pat his hands on the surface of the water to make a nice splashy sound.
  • Earlier I had asked Long what it felt like to be the artist chosen to open Tate Modern - one of the 57-year-old's splashy mud pieces was exhibited facing Claude Monet's paintings of waterlilies.
1.1Characterized by irregular patches of bright colour: splashy floral silks
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  • In August shoppers at Target stores across America began making fashion history by buying affordable and sporty wares in bright, splashy colors from style doyen Mizrahi.
  • Whereas the first picture was dark and grainy, this one was bright and splashy - just how the MTV generation has been force-fed before.
  • The bright, splashy paint work further adds to the idea of the sculpture being cheerful and full of fun.
2 informal Attracting a great deal of attention; ostentatiously impressive: I don’t care for splashy Hollywood parties
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  • And just as a splashy Hollywood premiere attracts attention for a film, a video game's first-week sales can be critical to winning shelf space and retailer support.
  • For the athlete, if he's lucky, it's a medal, world recognition, splashy endorsement deals, the adoration of millions of compatriots, whatever.
  • Lapidus became notorious in the 1950s, an era that liked its modernism discreet, for flamboyant hotel designs that were often called gaudy, garish, splashy and colossal.

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