From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsloshslosh /slɒʃ $ slɑːʃ/ verb 🔊 🔊 1[intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition]LIQUID if a liquidsloshes somewhere, or if you slosh it, it moves or is moved about in an uncontrolled way syn slopslosh around/about 🔊 Water was sloshing about in the bottom of the boat. 🔊 He put the glass down hard and beer sloshed over the edge.2[transitive always + adverb/preposition] to put a liquid in a container or on a surface in a careless way syn slop 🔊 Jo sloshed more wine into her glass. 🔊 Slosh a bit of paint on.3[intransitive always + adverb/preposition]WALK to walk through water or mud in a noisy way syn splash 🔊 People were sloshing around in the mud.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slosh• He pushed off from one wall, ran two steps, did a belly-flop and sloshed across the floor.• I thought my friend, Irena, was joking when she dragged me, sloshing and sliding, towards the highway.• It is with Chaplin's personal life that Attenborough sloshes around the whitewash like a demented house-painter.• Three inches of water sloshed back and forth inside the basket, and it was not fresh water but salt.• Edith Mallory made her way through the crowd, carrying a sloshingcup of cider.• He sloshedonward, to the other side of the street.• We sloshed over to the other side of the street.slosh around/about• It is used less and less as people have cracked down because of its toxicity - it used to be sloshed around.• He sloshed around in a coldriver in a halfhearted suicideattempt.• He actually heard it slosh around in his crotch.• While some of last year's stockpile has vanished, a lot of oil is still sloshing around in storage.• The confusion over propellant was due to the propellant sloshing about in the tanks during the powered descent.• There ought to be enough intelligencesloshing around in the world for humans to have some too.• One reason is that there is a lot of money sloshing around the televisionindustry.• It is with Chaplin's personal life that Attenborough sloshes around the whitewash like a demented house-painter.