Definitions

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  • noun The property of being splashy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

Etymologies

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splashy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The portraits make no claim to splashiness, they are tightly composed documents, vivid and open, rich in the exquisite detail of the 8 "x10" contact print.

    Ethan Murrow: The Rural Photographer Rises Again -- Forrest Holzapfel

  • The portraits make no claim to splashiness, they are tightly composed documents, vivid and open, rich in the exquisite detail of the 8 "x10" contact print.

    Ethan Murrow: The Rural Photographer Rises Again -- Forrest Holzapfel

  • If it's puddle splashiness you're worried about, ride around them like they're a garbage truck in bike lane.

    Nether Mind the Bulwarks: Awash With Bikes

  • No question that direct marketing will clash with madison avenue types who will want splashiness over conversion and click throughs.

    YouTube’s New InVideo Ad Format Is Not Google AdWords - Publishing 2.0

  • Tony's post about "Madison Avenue types who will want splashiness over conversion and click throughs"... he must not talk to some of the agency people who I do because the want both!

    YouTube’s New InVideo Ad Format Is Not Google AdWords - Publishing 2.0

  • Everything appears to be floating on the surface of a pool that, in my mind, has a young Barbara Eden emerging from the water, just having gracefully dived (dove?) into its cool splashiness after bouncing impishly on the diving board, shaking water droplets from her fabulous curves as she ... but I digress.

    Retrosnark

  • If anyone in the GOP hates Sarah Palin, it is because there might be a soul or two who realizes that, despite the splashiness of her entry into the race and the TEMPORARY bump it gave McCain, she was an out-of-control, loose-cannon nut job who eventually proved to be an anchor around the old sailor's neck.

    CNN Political Ticker

  • If anyone in the GOP hates Sarah Palin, it is because there might be a soul or two who realizes that, despite the splashiness of her entry into the race and the TEMPORARY bump it gave McCain, she was an out-of-control, loose-cannon nut job who eventually proved to be an anchor around the old sailor's neck.

    CNN Political Ticker

  • That's because he's plain in a sport that craves splashiness.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Everything appears to be floating on the surface of a pool that, in my mind, has a young Barbara Eden emerging from the water, just having gracefully dived (dove?) into its cool splashiness after bouncing impishly on the diving board, shaking water droplets from her fabulous curves as she ... but I digress.

    Retrosnark

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