Definition of Splashy

1. Adjective. Characterized by water flying about haphazardly.

Partainyms: Splash
Derivative terms: Splash



2. Adjective. Marked by ostentation but often tasteless. "A splashy half-page ad"
Exact synonyms: Flamboyant, Showy
Similar to: Ostentatious, Pretentious
Derivative terms: Flamboyance, Show, Showiness, Splash, Splashiness

3. Adjective. Covered with patches of bright color.
Similar to: Covered
Derivative terms: Splash

Definition of Splashy

1. a. Full of dirty water; wet and muddy, so as be easily splashed about; slushy.

Definition of Splashy

1. Adjective. Relating to making splashes or the sound of splashing. ¹

2. Adjective. Showy, ostentatious. ¹

3. Adjective. Splashed with color. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Splashy

1. showy [adj SPLASHIER, SPLASHIEST] - See also: showy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Splashy

splashdowns
splashed
splasher
splashers
splashes
splashier
splashiest
splashily
splashiness
splashinesses
splashing
splashings
splashout
splashproof
splasht
splashy (current term)
splat
splat book
splat books
splat mat
splat mats
splatbook
splatbooks
splatch
splatched
splatches
splats
splatted
splatter
splatterday

Literary usage of Splashy

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1. Musa Pedestris: Three Centuries of Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes (1536-1896) by John Stephen Farmer (1896)
"... splashy Little Stringer Leman Rede (1802-47) an author of numerous successful dramatic pieces, and a contributor to the weekly and monthly journals of ..."

2. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1900)
"It is nice to sit down; and I do love this bit of the lane with that dear little gurgling brook, it has such a splashy, washy sound ' ' It makes me want to ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"The sound made by dashing liquid is represented by the expression splitter-splatter, splashy dirt. — Hal. To splutter is to scatter drops about in speaking ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"E. splotch, a splash of dirt ; splitter-splatter, splashy dirt.—Hal. Spite. The somewhat antiquated equivalent despite leads us at once to Fr. despit, ..."

5. The Works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë, Patrick Branwell Brontë, Emily Brontë, Anne Brontë (1893)
"It led me aslant over the hill, through a wide bog ; which would have been impassable in winter, and was splashy and shaking even now, in the height of ..."

6. Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by Ellsworth Leonardson Kolb (1914)
"We also saw some jumping trout in a splashy little rapid. Doubtless they came from a little creek, close by, for we never heard of trout being found in the ..."

7. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"Do not splash me, ne me jetez ja* d'eau. splashy, adj. The streets are splashy, les nie» mut pleines de flaques d'eau. SPLAY-FOOT, [adj. qui a les pieds ..."

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