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splash

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsplashsplash1 /splæʃ/ ●●● W3 verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive]WETSOUND if a liquid splashes, it hits or falls on something and makes a noisesplash against/on/over 🔊 The ocean splashed against the pier.2 [transitive always + adverb/preposition]WET to make someone or something wet with a lot of small drops of water or other liquidsplash something on/over/with etc something 🔊 He splashed cold water on his face.3 [intransitive] (also splash about/around)LIQUID to make water fly up in the air with a loud noise by hitting it or by moving around in it 🔊 The children were splashing about in the pool.splash through 🔊 She ran up the drive, splashing through the puddles.4 [transitive] informalTCN if a newspaper or television programme splashes a story or picture on the page or screen, it makes it large and easy to noticesplash across/over 🔊 The gunman’s picture was splashed across the front page. splash out (something)→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
splashIt was splashed all over the shops!A motorcycle sped past, splashing all the spectators with mud.Maggie watched the children splash around in the pool.McMurphy stopped splashing around like he had been.He knocked over her cup and splashed coffee all over her new dress.The kids were playing around in the pool, splashing each other.The waterfall cascaded over the rocks and splashed into a pool at the bottom.Water poured through the guttering and splashed noisily from the eaves.Then I splashed out and got my first Alembic - cost me £890 in 1980, serious cash.Behind it the last bear splashed through the water.They were splashed with blood from Parker's eye.Men were floundering about, splashing, yelling and cursing, whilst horses were dragged screaming to their deaths by the guns.splash against/on/overI don't take to these modernistic people who just splash on daubs of paint.He felt cold, thick fluid being splashed on him.Unfortunately another pupil came in, turned on the dryer and the acid splashed over his face, causing a scar.It splashes over into everything the person does.I wait until it fills itself and then I swat it, the blood splashing over my hand.Occasionally a drop would splash against the deck next to my face and spawn smaller drops that landed on my nose.Fat tears rolled down her cheeks and splashed on the paper.She opened her mouth, but spat out the sweet and sour liquid which splashed on to her tongue.splash across/overThe desperate men and surviving vehicles splashed across and raced after the masses that had crossed the bridge before it was obstructed.Unfortunately another pupil came in, turned on the dryer and the acid splashed over his face, causing a scar.It splashes over into everything the person does.I wait until it fills itself and then I swat it, the blood splashing over my hand.One day she wakes up, sees all that creepiness splashed across the front page.Red spots had splashed across the picture.Salads splash across the plates in a sea of green shades.Delaney splashed across to one wall where a mass of underwater tackle was stored.
Related topics: Textures, sounds, Drink
splashsplash2 ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]CSSOUND the sound of a liquid hitting something or being moved around quickly 🔊 Rachel fell into the river with a loud splash.see thesaurus at sound2 [countable]MARK a mark made by a liquid splashing onto something elsesplash of 🔊 There were splashes of paint all over my clothes.3 splash of colour4 make a splash5 [singular]DFD a small amount of liquid added to a drinksplash of 🔊 a cup of coffee with a splash of brandy
Examples from the Corpus
splashNot so much as a splash or even his oddly deformed head above the water.Between the bed and the door, a splash of red and white on the room's ochre.A moment later we heard a splash and a squeal, more splashing, a flutter of duck, whoops of delight.Then add just a splash of lemon.This was like a splash of ice water right in my face.There was a splash behind the boat as a large silver fish jumped out of the water.Then he shot his legs up into the sky and slid down without a splash.Judging from the shouts and splashes coming from the pool, everyone was having a lot of fun.Ashlee fell into the river with a loud splash.I heard the splash of oars in the water.There were splashes of paint all over my clothes.White splashes of paint on the bottles indicated which way up they should be binned after delivery from the wine merchant.Rays of afternoon light poured through the stained glass windows, drenching the sanctuary with splashes of color.
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Verb table
splash
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysplash
he, she, itsplashes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysplashed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave splashed
he, she, ithas splashed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad splashed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill splash
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have splashed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam splashing
he, she, itis splashing
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you, we, theyare splashing
Past
I, he, she, itwas splashing
you, we, theywere splashing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been splashing
he, she, ithas been splashing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been splashing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be splashing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been splashing
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