There are 2 translations of splash in Spanish:

splash1

Pronunciation: /splæʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 c u (spray) salpicadura (f) to make a splash (make an impression) producir* or causar un revuelo (lit: in liquid) salpicar* 1.2 c (sound) it fell into the lake with a loud splash cayó ruidosamente al lago, cayó al lago con un sonoro plaf [familiar/colloquial] we heard a splash oímos el ruido de algo al caer al agua splash! he fell in ¡plaf! or ¡zas! se cayó al agua 1.3 (paddle, swim) (no pl) chapuzón (m) we had a quick splash (around) in the sea nos dimos un chapuzón en el mar
  • 2 2.1 (small quantity) (no pl) a splash un poco just a splash of orange juice in the vodka un poco or un chorrito de zumo de naranja en el vodka a splash of paint and it'll be as good as new con un poco de pintura quedará como nuevo 2.2 c (mark, patch) salpicadura (f), mancha (f), manchón (m)
  • 3 c [Journ] they've done a front-page splash on it lo han puesto a toda plana en la primera página

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There are 2 translations of splash in Spanish:

splash2

vt

  • 1 (with liquid) salpicar* stop splashing me! ¡no me salpiques! to splash sth on/over sth/sb salpicar* algo de algo he splashed acid on my clothes me salpicó la ropa de or con ácido I had mud splashed all over me by a passing car un coche que pasó me salpicó toda de barro he splashed cologne on his face se echó colonia en la cara to splash sth/sb with sth salpicar* algo/a algn de algo the car was splashed with mud el coche estaba salpicado de barro careful you don't splash yourself with oil ten cuidado, no vayas a salpicarte de aceite
  • 2 (in newspaper) the scandal was splashed all over the front page el escándalo venía a toda plana en la primera página

vi

  • 1.1 [water/paint] salpicar* coffee splashed all over the tablecloth el mantel se salpicó or se manchó de café 1.2 [person/animal] chapotear the children were splashing (around) in the water los niños chapoteaban en el agua

Phrasal verbs

splash around

(BrE also) splash about v + o + adv
1.1 (spend freely) [money] derrochar, despilfarrar, tirar 1.2 (publicize) divulgar*, hacer* público 1.3splash2 2 2

splash down

v + adv

splash out

(BrE) [colloquial/familiar]
v + adv darse* un lujo to splash out on sth gastar(se) un dineral en algo [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (buying a treat) gastarse; (squander) derrochar, despilfarrar we splashed out $1,000 on a new camera nos gastamos 1.000 dólares en una cámara nueva

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.