splashy

adjective
\ ˈspla-shē How to pronounce splashy (audio) \
splashier; splashiest

Definition of splashy

1 : moving or being moved with a splash or splashing sounds
2 : tending to or exhibiting ostentatious display : making a splash a splashy movie a splashy debut
3 : that can be easily splashed about
4 : consisting of, being, or covered with colored splashes

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Other Words from splashy

splashily \ ˈspla-​shə-​lē How to pronounce splashy (audio) \ adverb
splashiness \ ˈspla-​shē-​nəs How to pronounce splashy (audio) \ noun

Examples of splashy in a Sentence

a splashy new restaurant that's currently the in place to go a splashy ad for the new brand of blue jeans
Recent Examples on the Web Some restaurants, meanwhile, including Danny Meyer of Union Square Hospitality Group in New York City and Comal in Berkeley, have reverted back to tipping after making splashy announcements about nixing it. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 June 2021 Recently, Amazon has been spending on sports and splashy shows. Joseph Pisani, Anchorage Daily News, 26 May 2021 Recently, Amazon has been spending on sports and splashy shows. Joseph Pisani, chicagotribune.com, 26 May 2021 Recently, Amazon has been spending on sports and splashy shows. Joseph Pisani, Chron, 26 May 2021 Recently, Amazon has been spending on sports and splashy shows. CBS News, 26 May 2021 Recently, Amazon has been spending on sports and splashy shows. BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2021 Recently, Amazon has been spending on sports and splashy shows. Joseph Pisani, Star Tribune, 26 May 2021 Cable channels were embracing splashy original shows — but ordering fewer episodes per season than had been the norm. Anousha Sakoui, Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of splashy

1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of splashy was in 1834

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16 Jun 2021

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“Splashy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splashy. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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splashy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of splashy

: having a bright or exciting quality that attracts attention or is meant to attract attention

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