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Definition of slosh verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slosh
    he / she / it sloshes
    past simple sloshed
    -ing form sloshing
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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.
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