splashy
adjective (splashier; -est) Date: 1834 1. moving or being moved with a splash or splashing sounds 2. tending to or exhibiting ostentatious display ; making a splash <
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3. that can be easily splashed about 4. consisting of, being, or covered with colored splashes • splashily adverbsplashiness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • splashy — adjective 1. characterized by water flying about haphazardly • Pertains to noun: ↑splash • Derivationally related forms: ↑splash 2. marked by ostentation but often tasteless a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet a splashy half page ad …   Useful english dictionary

  • splashy — splashily, adv. splashiness, n. /splash ee/, adj., splashier, splashiest. 1. making a splash or splashes. 2. making the sound of splashing. 3. full of or marked by splashes, or irregular spots; spotty. 4. making an ostentatious display; showy.… …   Universalium

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