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Definition of slosh verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    slosh

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//slɒʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//slɑːʃ//
     
    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slosh
    BrE BrE//slɒʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//slɑːʃ//
     
    he / she / it sloshes
    BrE BrE//ˈslɒʃɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈslɑːʃɪz//
     
    past simple sloshed
    BrE BrE//slɒʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//slɑːʃt//
     
    past participle sloshed
    BrE BrE//slɒʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//slɑːʃt//
     
    -ing form sloshing
    BrE BrE//ˈslɒʃɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈslɑːʃɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. (of liquid) to move around making a lot of noise or coming out over the edge of something The water was sloshing around under our feet. Some of the paint sloshed out of the can.
  2. 2[transitive] slosh something + adv./prep. to make liquid move in a noisy way; to use liquid carelessly The children were sloshing water everywhere. She sloshed coffee into the mugs.
  3. 3[intransitive] + adv./prep. to walk noisily in water or mud We all sloshed around in the puddles. They sloshed through the mud in boots.
  4. Word Origin early 19th cent.: variant of the noun slush. Phrasal Verbsslosh about
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slosh

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