splash noun

1 sound; amount of liquid

ADJ. big, huge | small | loud | soft

VERB + SPLASH make (often figurative) She intended to make a big splash with her wedding. | hear

PREP. with a ~ She jumped into the pool with a splash.

2 area of colour/light

ADJ. bold, bright a bold splash of red

VERB + SPLASH add, lend Window boxes of tulips added a splash of colour to the street.

PHRASES a splash of colour/light

splash verb

1 in/with water

ADV. happily The baby was splashing happily in the bath. | about, around splashing around in the sea

PREP. against Rain splashed against the window. | on/onto She splashed some petrol onto the wood and set fire to it. | over She splashed some water over her boots to clean them. | through They splashed through the puddles. | with Her clean washing was all splashed with mud.

2 be splashed with sth: with a colour

ADV. generously, liberally He was in his mid-forties, his hair liberally splashed with grey.

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