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Slosh   /slɑʃ/   Listen
Slosh

verb
1.
Make a splashing sound.  Synonyms: slush, splash, splosh.
2.
Walk through mud or mire.  Synonyms: slop, splash, splosh, squelch, squish.
3.
Spill or splash copiously or clumsily.  Synonyms: slosh around, slush, slush around.






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"Slosh" Quotes from Famous Books



... it isn't considered even an impertinence to spank him whenever he tries to mix in and air his opinions. I don't believe he would be much more shocked than the college man who finds, at the conclusion of a glorious four-year slosh in fame, that he is really just about to begin life, and that the first thing he must learn is to keep out from under foot and say "Yes, sir," when the boss barks at him. It's a painful thing, Burlingame. Took me about a year to think of it ...
— At Good Old Siwash • George Fitch

... than we were plugging into it. The sea came mounting up over our low lee-rails—up, up our swash-swept decks, clear across us sometimes, when for a moment a doubtful helmsman would let her ship an extra cargo. But, again, no harm in that. Let 'em slosh and let 'em roll—we were standing up, the pair of us, like two brick houses. And the rest didn't matter. And so almost forgetting Drislane's trouble in the strain of the race, we batted our way ...
— Sonnie-Boy's People • James B. Connolly

... perfect three-ton truck. Keep it up for three months and I'll be ready to rent myself out to the aquarium as a suitable playmate for the leviathan in the main tank. I shall stop this idiocy before it begins making me seasick merely to look down at myself as I walk. I may slosh about and billow somewhat, but I positively decline to heave up and down. I refuse to be known as the human tidal wave, with women and children being hurriedly removed to a place of safety at my approach. Right here and now is where I quit ...
— One Third Off • Irvin S. Cobb

... drizzly; but before morning the clouds cleared away, leaving a thick mist hanging low on the meadows. The scout's mare was fleet, but the road was rough, and a slosh of snow impeded the travel. He had come by a strange way, and did not know how far he had travelled by sunrise; but lights were ahead, shivering in the haze of the cold, gray morning. Were they the early candles of some sleepy village, or the camp-fires of a band of guerrillas? ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865 • Various



Words linked to "Slosh" :   pad, plash, slog, trudge, spatter, tramp, sound, splatter, plod, footslog, swash, go



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