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.

Words that rhyme with splashy

ashy, flashy, Lubumbashi, mashie, plashy, trashy

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