slosh


1slosh

noun \ˈsläsh, ˈslsh\

Definition of SLOSH

1
:  slush 1
2
:  the slap or splash of liquid
sloshy \ˈslä-shē\ adjective

Origin of SLOSH

probably blend of slop and slush
First Known Use: 1814

2slosh

verb

: to walk through water, mud, etc., in a forceful and noisy way

of a liquid : to move in a noisy or messy way

: to cause (a liquid) to move in a noisy or messy way

Full Definition of SLOSH

intransitive verb
1
:  to flounder or splash through water, mud, or slush
2
:  to move with a splashing motion <the water sloshed around him — Bill Alcine>
transitive verb
1
:  to splash about in liquid
2
:  to splash (a liquid) about or on something
3
:  to splash with liquid

Examples of SLOSH

  1. The children sloshed through the big puddle.
  2. Water sloshed in the bottom of the boat as it rocked.
  3. Juice sloshed over the rim of her glass.
  4. The child sloshed the water in the tub.

First Known Use of SLOSH

1844

Related to SLOSH

Synonyms
lap, plash, splash, swash

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