Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

plash

play
noun \ˈplash\

Definition of plash

  1. :  splash



Origin and Etymology of plash

probably imitative


First Known Use: circa 1522


2

plash

verb

Definition of plash

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to cause a splashing or spattering effect

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to break the surface of (water) :  splash



Examples of plash in a sentence

  1. <water plashed down the drain>

  2. <a child happily plashing in the tub>



1542

First Known Use of plash

1542



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up plash? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or near a shore

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

rebellion interruption megillah torrent
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ