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slosh around

 (in something)
1. [for a liquid] to rush or splash around in an enclosure or container. The milk sloshed around in the pitcher and splashed over a little bit. The fluid sloshed around, making a splashing sound.
2. to move or splash through a liquid, usually standing on one's feet. Billy sloshed around in the wading pool. The kids have been sloshing around in puddles again.
See also: around, slosh

slosh over

[for a liquid] to splash over its container. The water in the wading pool sloshed over and made the grass slippery. Don't fill the glass too full. It will slosh over.
See also: over, slosh

slosh something (all) over someone or something

to spill or splash a liquid over someone or something. Laura tripped and sloshed the grape juice all over Martha. Martin sloshed pancake batter over the side of the stove.
See also: over, slosh

slosh something around

to cause a liquid to rush or splash in a container. The chef sloshed the dressing around a few times and poured it on the salad. The chef sloshed around the dressing and poured it on the salad.
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slosh something on(to) someone or something

 and slosh something on
to splash or spill a liquid onto someone or something. Betty sloshed the charcoal lighter fluid on Fred, and he went in to wash it off. Then she sloshed the fluid onto the charcoal. slosh on some more.
See also: on, slosh

slosh through something

[for a person] to wade or splash through something. The little kids sloshed through every puddle on their way home. We sloshed through the stream, ruining our shoes and soaking our cuffs.
See also: slosh, through


1. n. beer; liquor. How about a glass of slosh?
2. tv. & in. to drink liquor, including beer; to drink to excess. Are you going to slosh gin all night?
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3) A firefighter with shovel in hand sloshes through the water Wednesday to help prevent flooding of homes on Oakspur Drive.
Bison (Torso), Bouquet (A Torso), and Torso with Giant Head, meanwhile, offer a double dose of energy with the distilled fiberglass forms given glassy finishes and then attacked again with webs of multicolored vinyl tape and sloshes of boldly hued paint.
Instead, the bass starts flushing water through its mouth, spits out the beetle for a few seconds, and then snaps it up and sloshes it around in more water, as if trying to rinse off a vile taste.
Four-year-old Sam Jennings sloshes happily through puddles on Felton Street, followed closely by his sister, Jill, 8, on a wet Saturday afternoon in Newbury Park.
When you knock one end way down, the water surges and then sloshes back and forth for some time," says Gene A.
3 -- color) A member of the media sloshes through mud that ripped into a house in the 30000 block of Pocahontas Drive in Val Verde.