splash across/over

Definition of splash across/over

  1. :  to put (something, such as a photograph or news headline) in a place or position where it will be easily seen by many people The scandal was splashed across the front page. Her picture was splashed (all) over the news.

Word by Word Definitions

splashplay
  1. :  to strike and dash about a liquid or semiliquid substance

    :  to move in or into a liquid or semiliquid substance and cause it to spatter

    :  to become spattered about

  1. :  splashed liquid or semiliquid substance

    :  impounded water released suddenly

    :  a spot or daub from or as if from splashed liquid

acrossplay
  1. :  from one side to the opposite side of :  over, through

    :  on the opposite side of

    :  so as to intersect or pass through at an angle

  1. :  in a position reaching from one side to the other :  crosswise

    :  to or on the opposite side

    :  so as to be understandable, acceptable, or successful

  1. :  being in a crossed position

overplay
  1. :  across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

    : used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

    : used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over


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