plash

noun
\ˈplash \

Definition of plash 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: splash

plash

verb
plashed; plashing; plashes

Definition of plash (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to cause a splashing or spattering effect

transitive verb

: to break the surface of (water) : splash

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Synonyms & Antonyms for plash

Synonyms: Verb

bubble, dribble, guggle, gurgle, lap, ripple, splash, trickle, wash

Antonyms: Verb

pour, roll, stream

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Examples of plash in a Sentence

Verb

water plashed down the drain a child happily plashing in the tub

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The park also contains the park district's administrative offices, an outdoor plash pad, athletic field, outdoor performance area, playground, walking path, an area of native plants and stormwater detention, and outdoor seating. Staff Report, chicagotribune.com, "Park Ridge's Prospect Park awarded for design and development," 22 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of plash

Noun

circa 1522, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1542, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for plash

Noun

probably imitative

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The first known use of plash was circa 1522

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