"splashes" in the noun sense
1. splash, plash
the sound like water splashing
2. stir, splash
a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
"he made a great splash and then disappeared"
3. dab, splash, splatter
a small quantity of something moist or liquid
"a dab of paint"
"a splatter of mud"
"just a splash of whiskey"
a patch of bright color
"her red hat gave her outfit a splash of color"
5. spatter, spattering, splash, splashing, splattering
the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
6. splash, splashing
the act of scattering water about haphazardly
"splashes" in the verb sense
1. sprinkle, splash, splosh
cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
"She splashed the water around her"
2. squelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop
walk through mud or mire
"We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
3. spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash
dash a liquid upon or against
"The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture cause to appear splashed or spattered
"The mountain was splashed with snow"
5. splash, splosh, slosh, slush
make a splashing sound
"water was splashing on the floor"
soil or stain with a splashed liquid
strike and dash about in a liquid
"The boys splashed around in the pool"
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