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plash

noun \ ˈplash \
Updated on: 8 Jan 2018

Definition of plash

: splash

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Origin and Etymology of plash

probably imitative


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plash

verb

Definition of plash

intransitive verb
: to cause a splashing or spattering effect
transitive verb
: 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

First Known Use of plash

1542

plash Synonyms

Synonyms
bubble, dribble, guggle, lap, gurgle, ripple, splash, trickle, wash
Antonyms
pour, roll, stream
Related Words
eddy, purl, swirl; swash, swish, swoosh, whish; drip, drop; gush, jet, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirt
Near Antonyms
run


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