Definition of sloosh in English:


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Pronunciation: /sluːʃ
British informal


  • 1A rush of water or an energetic rinsing: a sloosh with this mouthwash helps loosen plaque
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    • The one problem is that it will probably need to be cleaned more often - a sloosh round with the washing up water will not do.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The noise of heavy splashing or rushing water: the sloosh of water in the culverts


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  • 1(Of liquid) flow or pour with a rush: she gazed at the torrent of water slooshing downstream
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    • I can't really do much in the way of jumping but I can sloosh along through the water, creating a stir, shifting enough of a spray to satisfy me.
    • It starts with the sound of feet slooshing across wet grass and giggles of anticipation, then ooof and boing as they struggle to climb aboard.
    • The taps sloosh like some out of price-range restaurant's and I stick my head into the filled sink, wiping my face with the towel.
  • 1.1 [with object] Rinse (something) with a rush of water: sloosh down the changing-room floor


early 20th century: imitative.

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