Definition of "splashy" [splash•y]

  • (adjective) Making or likely to make splashes.
  • (adjective) Covered with splashes of color.
  • (adjective) Showy; ostentatious. See Synonyms at showy.

Use "splashy" in a sentence

  • "Hot on the heels of the news of Patrick McGoohan's death is the further news that Ricardo Montalban, the Mexican-born actor who became a star in splashy MGM musicals and later as the wish-fulfilling Mr. Roarke in TV's "Fantasy Island," died Wednesday morning at his home, a city councilman said."
  • "Promoted by what has been described as a splashy World AIDS Day event attended by three U. S. Presidents, business magnates and rock stars, this conclusion was based on the results of a study of 1,763 couples where only one of the partners tested positive for the HIV virus."
  • "USATODAY. com - Zur ousted by Frenchman in splashy finish"

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