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splash around

1. To move around in some amount or body of water in a playful, frenetic manner, causing lots of splashes in the process. Don't splash around too much in the bath, kids. I don't want the floor getting all wet. I used to love going to the pool as a kid and splashing around for the whole day.
2. To slosh around inside of something. The soup splashed around in the large serving bowl as the waiter wheeled it around the dining room. I drank too much water just before the run. Now I can feel it splashing around in my belly with every step I take!
3. To cause some liquid to slosh around in or out of something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "splash" and "about." Be careful not to splash the wine around as you carry those glasses to the table. I poured some water into the urn and splashed it around to rinse dust out.
See also: around, splash
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All of the Self Sealing Water Balloons by Splash Around are made of high quality, biodegradable latex.
On special occasions, Peter and Penny had been allowed to go with their parents into the pool as along as they didn't splash around too much and distrub the other swimmers or bother the life-guard.
It can be used in the same way as a natural stream, with children able to play in the water, splash around and sail small boats or other vessels.
A couple of could-not-care-less dog owners allowed their dogs off the leash to bound around the beach, intimidating children and then for one of them (the dogs) to stand and urinate into one of the rock pools that you would happily let your children splash around in.
A cool one by a hip author to leave on the table next to the San Miguel while you splash around in the sea, and a rubbishy chick lit one that you will actually read.
And the Villa boss says Lerner is anxious O'Neill deals directly with him as Villa prepare to splash around pounds 15m on targets like Tottenham's Robbie Keane.
The first release of the pounds 150 million Western Harbour development in Leith featured 30 two-and three bedroom apartments - and there's still a penthouse up for grabs for a buyer with a bit of cash to splash around.
It's like dancing and gymnastics all in one, and you get to splash around in the water, too.
CHILDREN can splash around this summer when a Coventry park becomes the first in Britain to get a water play area - without a pool.
But when he started out as a young footballer in Liverpool, Fowler simply didn't have the money to splash around.
WHEN you star as the most powerful man in the world on a top TV show it's little wonder you have a few euro to splash around.
EUROPA Pools is urging residents of Wirral and beyond to don their swimming costumes and splash around to help raise pounds 2 million for Macmillan Cancer Relief as part of Swimathon 2002.
Should you find yourself with any more free days in the sunshine state, we'd like to suggest you splash around in the shark-infested surf near Tampa or Daytona Beach where you might square off against a more equally- matched predator instead of a small vegetarian animal who can only run from your guns.