Meaning of “splash” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] uk us /splæʃ/

B2 If a liquid splashes or you splash a liquid, drops of it hit or fall on something:

The paint splashed onto his new shirt.
She splashed some cold water on her face.
splash about/around/through, etc

B2 to move in water so that drops of it go in all directions:

The children splashed about in the puddles.
be splashed across/all over sth

to be the main story in a newspaper, usually on the front page, which many people will see:

His picture was splashed across the front pages of all the newspapers the next morning.

(Definition of “splash verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)