Plashy Plash"y, a. [From 1st {Plash}.] 1. Watery; abounding with puddles; splashy. ``Plashy fens.'' --Milton. ``The plashy earth.'' --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

2. Specked, as if plashed with color. --Keats. [1913 Webster]

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  • plashy — [plash′ē] adj. plashier, plashiest 1. full of puddles; marshy; wet 2. splashing …   English World dictionary

  • plashy — I. shē, shi adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: plash (I) + y : abounding with pools or puddles down the steep, plashy path they poured Rudyard Kipling : marshy plashy brink of weedy lake W.C.Bryant …   Useful english dictionary

  • plashy — /plash ee/, adj., plashier, plashiest. 1. marshy; wet. 2. splashing. [1545 55; PLASH1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • plashy — adjective a) Watery, wet, waterlogged. b) Marked by flecks of colour, as if plashed with paint …   Wiktionary

  • plashy — Synonyms and related words: aquatic, aqueous, dirty, hydrated, hydraulic, hydrous, liquid, miry, mucky, muddy, oozy, slabby, slobby, sloppy, sloshy, sloughy, sludgy, slushy, soft, splashy, sposhy, squashy, squelchy, squishy, swashy, turbid,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • plashy — plash•y [[t]ˈplæʃ i[/t]] adj. plash•i•er, plash•i•est marshy; wet …   From formal English to slang

  • plashy — /ˈplæʃi/ (say plashee) adjective (plashier, plashiest) 1. marshy; wet. 2. splashing. {plash1 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • plash|y — «PLASH ee», adjective. 1. abounding in pools of water; marshy; wet: »Seek st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake? (W. C. Bryant). 2. plashing or splashing. 3. marked as if splashed with color: »a serpent s plashy neck (Keats) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brink — (br[i^][ng]k), n. [Dan. brink edge, verge; akin to Sw. brink declivity, hill, Icel. brekka; cf. LG. brink a grassy hill, W. bryn hill, bryncyn hillock.] The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sloppier — Sloppy Slop py, a. [Compar. {Sloppier}; superl. {Sloppiest}.] [From {Slop}.] Wet, so as to spatter easily; wet, as with something slopped over; muddy; plashy; as, a sloppy place, walk, road. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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