splosh

To splosh is to move with a splashing sound or motion. You might splosh through a marsh to retrieve your escaped canoe.

You can splosh through the surf as you wait for a good body surfing wave, or you can splosh a pan of soapy water into your sink. Before most of us learn to swim, we mainly splosh through the water, keeping our feet touching the bottom of the pool. The word splosh sounds just like its meaning — its origin is imitative, very similar to splash. Both words were first used in the mid-nineteenth century.

Definitions of splosh
1

v dash a liquid upon or against

Synonyms:
plash, spatter, splash, splatter, swash
Types:
puddle
make a puddle by splashing water
slosh, slosh around, slush, slush around
spill or splash copiously or clumsily
Type of:
disperse, dot, dust, scatter, sprinkle
distribute loosely

v make a splashing sound

Synonyms:
slosh, slush, splash
Type of:
go, sound
make a certain noise or sound

v walk through mud or mire

“We had to splosh across the wet meadow”
Synonyms:
slop, slosh, splash, squelch, squish
Type of:
footslog, pad, plod, slog, tramp, trudge
walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

v cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force

Synonyms:
splash, sprinkle
Types:
salt
sprinkle as if with salt
drizzle, moisten
moisten with fine drops
Type of:
disperse, dot, dust, scatter, sprinkle
distribute loosely

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