splosh

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v splosh dash a liquid upon or against "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
    • v splosh cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force "She splashed the water around her"
    • v splosh walk through mud or mire "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
    • v splosh make a splashing sound "water was splashing on the floor"
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Usage

In literature:

And Honey Wiggin laughed right in his coffee-cup so it all sploshed out.
"Lin McLean" by Owen Wister
I know men who are raising the splosh any way they can to get in.
"Australia Felix" by Henry Handel Richardson
Then they jumped in, Jimmie and Bully, ker-splash, ker-splosh, ker-splish, ker-thump!
"Lulu, Alice and Jimmie Wibblewobble" by Howard R. Garis
Lovely iridescent wings all sploshed down in sticky stuff.
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
Why, he don't know the rivers and mountains of Gosh, Nor the names of the nephews of good King Splosh!
"The Glugs of Gosh" by C. J. Dennis
Back he sploshed-splashed into the well-water, getting all wet.
"Bully and Bawly No-Tail" by Howard R. Garis
Pretty soon it splished and sploshed.
"FreeChildrenStories.com Collection" by Daniel Errico
He's heir to the title, but I'm not thinkin' he'll get much o' the splosh.
"First Person Paramount" by Ambrose Pratt
The missiles hummed by, rather wide, and sploshed into the ooze of the mud-slide.
"The Heath Hover Mystery" by Bertram Mitford
He just loves to hear 'm splosh when they light.
"Excuse Me!" by Rupert Hughes
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In poetry:

"Glugs," said the chairman. "Glugs of Gosh;
By order of our good King Splosh,
The Tinker and Sir Stodge shall meet,
And here, without unseemly heat,
Debate the question of the day,
Which is - However, let me say -
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
"Then," shouted Quog, "your aid I claim
For Gosh, and in your country's name
I bid you fight the Cause of Quog,
Or be for ever named a dog!
The Cause of Quog, the weal of Gosh
Are one! Amen. Down with King Splosh!"
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
And certain sly and knowing Glugs,
With sundry nudges, winks and shrugs,
Passed round the hint that up on high,
Behind some window near the sky,
Where he could see yet not be seen,
King Splosh was present with his Queen.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
"I do not wish to waste your time.
So, first shall speak this man of rhyme;
And, when Sir Stodge has voiced his view,
The Glugs shall judge between the two.
This verdict from the folk of Gosh
Will be accepted by King Splosh."
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
"Listen," said they, "O you crazy Sym.
Roses perish, and eyes grow dim.
Lustre fades from the fairest hair.
Who weds a woman links arms with care.
But women there are in the city of Gosh -
Ay, even the daughters of good King Splosh. . ."
"Emily Ann" by C J Dennis