splash

splashingly, adv.
/splash/, v.t.
1. to wet or soil by dashing masses or particles of water, mud, or the like; spatter: Don't splash her dress!
2. to fall upon (something) in scattered masses or particles, as a liquid does.
3. to cause to appear spattered.
4. to dash (water, mud, etc.) about in scattered masses or particles.
5. to make (one's way) with splashing: He splashed his way across the pool.
6. Logging. to move (logs) by releasing a body of water from a splash dam.
v.i.
7. to dash a liquid or semiliquid substance about.
8. to fall, move, or strike with a splash or splashes.
9. (of liquid) to dash with force in scattered masses or particles.
n.
10. the act of splashing.
11. the sound of splashing.
12. a quantity of some liquid or semiliquid substance splashed upon or in a thing.
13. a spot caused by something splashed.
14. a patch, as of color or light.
15. Logging.
a. the act of splashing logs.
b. water released, as from a splash dam, for splashing logs.
16. a striking show or impression.
[1705-15; perh. alter. of PLASH1]
Syn. 16. ado, impression, uproar, sensation.

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