Definitions of swash

n the movement or sound of water

“the swash of waves on the beach”
Type of:
moving ridge, wave
one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

v dash a liquid upon or against

plash, spatter, splash, splatter, splosh
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 violent, noisy movements

Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

v act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

bluster, swagger
Type of:
act, behave, do
behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

v show off

blow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, shoot a line, tout, vaunt
speak in a blustering or scornful manner
crow, gloat, triumph
dwell on with satisfaction
congratulate, preen
pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
Type of:
amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate
to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

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