Definitions

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  • adv. With a splashing sound or motion.

Etymologies

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splashing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "You're on," and the next few minutes were splashingly athletic.

    Young People's Pride

  • Up and down the river the water ran deeply in a canyon, the painted buttes that flanked it lending an appearance of constriction to its course, but at the crossing it broadened formidably and swirled splashingly around numerous rocks that littered its course.

    The Range Boss

  • "Well, there now!" exclaimed the lady from Nantucket, as Daniel splashingly emerged on the other side.

    Cap'n Eri

  • At the end of that time he plunged splashingly into the lake, at a depth of something like eight feet of water.

    Further Adventures of Lad

  • London Bill splashingly proceeded to the second turn in the drain; from that point he counted the manholes until he stood beneath the one from which you saw him measuring with the tape.

    The President A novel

  • The preannounced torrents proved as swollen as were expected; so that the passengers had to unpack themselves from the heaps of wrappings stowed snugly round their feet and knees, and issue forth into the keen morning air, armed with difficultly-put-up umbrellas, to traverse certain wooden foot-bridges, in the midst of which they could not help halting to watch the lightened diligence dragged splashingly through the deep and rapid streams, expecting, at every lunge it made into the water-dug gullies, to see it turn helplessly over on its side in the very midst of them.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866

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