Definition of sloosh in English:

sloosh

Line breaks: sloosh
Pronunciation: /sluːʃ
 
/
British informal

noun

1A rush of water or an energetic rinsing: a sloosh with this mouthwash helps loosen plaque
More example sentences
  • 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

verb

[no object, with adverbial] Back to top  
1(Of liquid) flow or pour with a rush: she gazed at the torrent of water slooshing downstream
More example sentences
  • 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

Origin

early 20th century: imitative.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzit
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something