American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Making or likely to make splashes.
- adj. Covered with splashes of color.
- adj. Showy; ostentatious. See Synonyms at showy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of dirty water; wet; wet and muddy; plashy.
- adj. Relating to making splashes or the sound of splashing.
- adj. Showy, ostentatious.
- adj. Splashed with color.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Full of dirty water; wet and muddy, so as be easily splashed about; slushy.
- adj. marked by ostentation but often tasteless
- adj. characterized by water flying about haphazardly
- adj. covered with patches of bright color
- splash + -y (Wiktionary)
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