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splash

Synonyms of splash in English:

verb

  • 1 splash your face with cool water
    sprinkle, spray, spritz, shower, splatter, slosh, slop, squirt;
    daub;
    wet
  • 2 his boots were splashed with mud
    spatter, bespatter, splatter, speck, speckle, blotch, smear, stain, mark
    informal splotch, splodge
    Scottish & Irish informal slabber
    literary bedabble
  • 3 the Atlantic Ocean splashed against the pier
    dash, beat, lash, batter, crash, buffet, surge
    literary plash
  • 4 children splashed about gleefully in the shallow water
    paddle, wade, slosh;
    informal splosh
  • 5 the story was splashed across the front pages
    blazon, display, spread, plaster, trumpet, publicize, broadcast, headline
    informal splatter
  • Phrases

    be splashed with

    1
    Lonnie's face was splashed with freckles
    be flecked with, be dotted with, be stippled with, be studded with, be scattered with

    splash out

    2
    British informal she splashed out on a Mercedes
    be extravagant, go on a spending spree, splurge, spare no expense, spend lavishly, spend a lot of money
    informal lash out, push the boat out, go mad, go on a shopping binge, indulge in some retail therapy

    noun

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  • 1 the splash of the water against the rocks
    splashing, swashing, dashing, beating, battering
    literary plash, plashing
    archaic swash
  • 2 there was a splash of blood on his forehead
    mark, stain
    informal splotch, splosh, splodge
  • 3 a splash of lemonade
    little, small amount
    Scottish informal scoosh
  • 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
  • Phrases

    make a splash

    1
    informal
    cause a sensation, cause a stir, attract attention, draw attention to oneself/itself, get noticed, make an impression, make an impact, cut a dash

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