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swash

verb \ ˈswäsh , ˈswȯsh \

Definition of swash

intransitive verb
2 :to make violent noisy movements
3 :to move with a splashing sound
transitive verb
:to cause to splash

Examples of swash in a Sentence

  1. waves gently swashing against the shore

  2. every bump in the road swashed a little more of my soda on the car's upholstery

Origin and Etymology of swash

probably imitative

swash Synonyms

Synonyms
lap, plash, splash, slosh
Related Words
babble, bubble, gurgle, ripple

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swash

noun

Definition of swash

1 :swagger
2 :a narrow channel of water lying within a sandbank or between a sandbank and the shore
3 :a dashing of water against or on something; especially :the rush of water up a beach from a breaking wave

First Known Use of swash

1593


3

swash

noun

Definition of swash

:an extended flourish on a printed character

Origin and Etymology of swash

obsolete English swash slanting


4

swash

adjective

Definition of swash

:having one or more swashes
  • swash capitals

First Known Use of swash

1683



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