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British English: /splaʃ/
American English: /splæʃ/

Translation of splash in French:


  • 1 (sound) with a splash
    avec un plouf
    to make a big splash
    faire un grand plouf
    faire sensation

transitive verb

  • 1 (spatter, spray)
    éclabousser (person, surface)
    to splash something over somebody/something
    éclabousser quelqu'un/quelque chose de quelque chose
    to splash one's way through something
    traverser quelque chose en pataugeant
  • 2 (sprinkle)to splash water on to one's face
    s'asperger de l'eau sur le visage
    to splash one's face with water
    s'asperger le visage d'eau
  • 3 (maliciously)to splash water/acid onto
    envoyer de l'eau/de l'acide sur
  • 4 (Journalism)
    mettre [quelque chose] à la une (story, picture)
    the news was splashed across the front page
    la nouvelle a fait la une des journaux

intransitive verb

  • 1 (spatter)
    (coffee, paint, wine)
    faire des éclaboussures (onto, over sur)
    water was splashing from the tap
    l'eau giclait du robinet
  • 2 (move) to splash through something
    traverser quelque chose en pataugeant
    traverser quelque chose en faisant des éclaboussures
  • 3 (in sea, pool)
    faire des éclaboussures (in dans)

Phrasal verbs

splash around

1 splash around
barboter (in dans)
2 splash [something] around
envoyer [quelque chose] partout (water, paint)
to splash money around [informal]
claquer son argent [informal]

splash down

splash out

(spend money) splash out on
faire la folie de s'offrir (dress, hat, book)
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