Slosh

  • 1 slosh — /slosh/, v.i. 1. to splash or move through water, mud, or slush. 2. (of a liquid) to move about actively within a container. v.t. 3. to stir or splash (something) around in a fluid: to slosh the mop in the pail. 4. to splash (liquid) clumsily or… …

    Universalium

  • 2 slosh — [slɔʃ US sla:ʃ] v [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Probably from slop + slush] 1.) [I,T always + adverb/preposition] if a liquid sloshes somewhere, or if you slosh it, it moves or is moved about in an uncontrolled way slosh around/about ▪ Water was… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 slosh|y — «SLOSH ee», adjective, slosh|i|er, slosh|i|est. = slushy. (Cf. ↑slushy) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 Slosh — Slosh, Sloshy Slosh y See {Slush}, {Slushy}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 slosh — [ slaʃ ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive if a liquid sloshes, or you slosh it, it moves violently inside its container, or some of it comes out of the container: SLOP: Some of the paint had sloshed out onto his shoes. 2. ) intransitive to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 slosh — 1814, slush, sludge, probably a blend of slush and slop in its M.E. sense of muddy place. The verb meaning to splash about in mud or wet is from 1844. Meaning to pour carelessly is recorded from 1875. Sloshed drunk is recorded from c.1900 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 slosh — ► VERB 1) (of liquid in a container) move irregularly with a splashing sound. 2) move through liquid with a splashing sound. 3) pour (liquid) clumsily. 4) Brit. informal hit hard. ► NOUN 1) an act or sound of splashing. 2) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 slosh — [släsh] vt. [var. of SLUSH] 1. to shake or agitate (a liquid or something in a liquid) 2. to apply (a liquid) lavishly or carelessly vi. 1. to splash or move clumsily through water, mud, etc. 2. to splash about: said of a liquid n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 slosh — UK [slɒʃ] / US [slɑʃ] verb Word forms slosh : present tense I/you/we/they slosh he/she/it sloshes present participle sloshing past tense sloshed past participle sloshed 1) [intransitive/transitive] if a liquid sloshes, or if you slosh it, it… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 slosh — 1. n. beer; liquor. □ How about a glass of slosh? □ No slosh for me. Just plain water. 2. tv. & in. to drink liquor, including beer; to drink to excess. □ Are you going to slosh gin all night? □ …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 11 slosh — [[t]slɒʃ[/t]] v. i. 1) to splash or move through water, mud, or slush 2) (of a liquid) to move about actively within a container 3) to stir or splash (something) around in a fluid 4) to splash (liquid) clumsily or haphazardly 5) watery mire or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 slosh — 1. verb a) To shift chaotically; to splash noisily. The water in his bottle sloshed back and forth as he ran. b) To punch (someone) …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 slosh — verb Slosh is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑water Slosh is used with these nouns as the object: ↑water …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 slosh — v. (P; intr.) to slosh through the snow * * * [slɒʃ] (P; intr,) to slosh through the snow …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 slosh — [[t]slɒ̱ʃ[/t]] sloshes, sloshing, sloshed 1) V ERG If a liquid sloshes around or if you slosh it around, it moves around in different directions. [V adv/prep] The water sloshed around the bridge... [V n adv/prep] He took a mouthful of the cheap… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 slosh — /slɒʃ / (say slosh) noun 1. → slush. 2. British Colloquial watery or weak drink. 3. Colloquial a heavy blow. 4. → backslash. –verb (i) 5. to splash in slush, mud, or water. –verb (t) 6. to stir in some fluid: to slosh the …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 slosh — slush, sludge, slosh Sludge is usually applied to something relatively thick and less liquid, e.g. to wet clinging mud or slimy deposits, whereas slush more typically describes thawing snow or melting ice. Slosh (in its related uses) is a verb… …

    Modern English usage

  • 18 slosh — Slush Slush (sl[u^]sh), n. [Cf. Sw. slaska to paddle in water, slask wet, filth.] [Written also {slosh}.] 1. Soft mud. [1913 Webster] 2. A mixture of snow and water; half melted snow. [1913 Webster] 3. A soft mixture of grease and other materials …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 slosh — verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep) if a liquid in a container sloshes around, it moves against the sides of its container in an uncontrolled way (+ around/about): Water sloshed about in the bottom of the boat. 2 (transitive always +… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 slosh — [slɒʃ] verb 1) [I/T] if a liquid sloshes, or if you slosh it, it moves inside its container, or some of it comes out of the container Syn: slop 2) [I] to walk through something wet in a noisy way …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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