American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To spill or splash (a liquid) copiously or clumsily: slosh paint on the floor.
- v. To agitate in a liquid: slosh clothes in a solution of bleach and detergent.
- v. To splash, wade, or flounder in water or another liquid: sloshed through the creek.
- n. Slush.
- n. The sound of splashing liquid.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as slush, 1.
- n. A watery mess; something gulped down.
- To flounder in slush or soft mud.
- To go about recklessly or carelessly.
- v. intransitive, of a liquid To shift chaotically; to splash noisily.
- v. UK, colloquial, transitive To punch (someone).
- n. A quantity of a liquid; more than a splash
- n. computing backslash, the character \.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. walk through mud or mire
- v. spill or splash copiously or clumsily
- v. make a splashing sound
- By analogy with slash. (Wiktionary)
- Perhaps blend of slop1 and slush. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And I have now seen -- I have seen some estimates from the Hurricane Center from what is called the slosh model that I was very familiar when I worked for the Weather Service that now some of these tides can be 31 feet tall today.”
“Ay, ay, sir!" came the response, faintly heard above the howl of the wind, the thunder of the surf on the rocks to leeward, the heavy "slosh" of a sea in over the bows, and the hair-raising slatting of the canvas overhead.”
“Note that this is an intentional drain of "slosh", or liquidity, from the banking system.”
“slosh" are disposed of, the unhappy foragers return.”
“Your organs squish and slosh sometimes even leaking.”
“I asked, watching the goop slosh from side to side.”
“Those then slosh around for a while, and maybe eventually evolve into proper ideas that might be good for something.”
“And I let it all slosh around in the back of my brain, in the part normal people use for remembering bills, thinking about sex and making appointments to wash the dishes.”
“You also need to give the ooze time to simmer and slosh, quiet time, creative time.”
“I've never gotten to the point where I say, Okay, I've got to hurry up and sing this, slosh over this and hurry up and get this out of the way because I know people want to here this.”
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