Synonyms for splash

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : splash
Phonetic Transcription : splæʃ

Top 10 synonyms for splash Other synonyms for the word splash

Définition of splash

Origin :
  • 1715, probably an alteration of plash with an intensive s-. The noun is attested from 1736; meaning "striking or ostentatious display" is first attested 1804. Splashy "sensational" first attested 1836. Splash-down in the spacecraft sense is attested from 1961.
  • noun spattering, impact
  • verb throw liquid
Example sentences :
  • My God, these journalists do love to splash about in their emotions.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • When he was on it he heard the splash of oars below him in the Pool, but he took no heed of it.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • She heard Artois get in, the boat pushed off, the splash of the oars.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Presently they were dashing into the midst of it, and everything was drowned in the splash and roar.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • Then he went under with a splash, and the eager tide had him in its grasp.
  • Extract from : « The Woman-Haters » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • If this is a trickle then Noah's flood couldn't have been more than a splash.
  • Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It was like a splash of cold water in the face, at once awakening and chilling.
  • Extract from : « The Portygee » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • At the first splash of water in his face Teutoberg groaned and rolled over.
  • Extract from : « The Space Rover » by Edwin K. Sloat
  • He began to strip off his clothes and Lydia, on the rise, heard his splash in the river.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • He heard, suddenly, the splash of oars, dipped very gently in the water.
  • Extract from : « The Island Mystery » by George A. Birmingham

Antonyms for splash

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