Usage examples for splashy

  1. Julia, about the house after supper, was given to those vivid splashy kimonos with big flowers embroidered on them. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  2. " We shall have a splashy ride back, I'm afraid," said Wagram as they regained the road. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  3. Even now in his sorrow, as he walked through his splashy frozen fields, he was tormented by a desire to do something, he knew not what, that might be great. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  4. When bed- time came I climbed up into my Mother's lap and told her all about it,- the house,- the cocoa,- the toy Ferris Wheel,- the blue daisies on the stair carpet,- the pigeon that lit on my window- sill in the morning,- the splashy way Tiger Lily lapped his milk. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  5. " Oh, that big, splashy crest was his, then. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  6. A dingy, swashy, splashy afternoon in October; a school- yard filled with a mob of riotous boys. – Condensed Novels by Bret Harte
  7. Ours used to be nasty, wet, slimy, splashy things, that slipped about in the great blue dish. – A Fluttered Dovecote by George Manville Fenn
  8. But luckily for Winnie's life, a rise of wet ground took the ball, even under her very nose; and there it cut a splashy groove, missing her off hindfoot by an inch, and scattering black mud over her. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  9. It also dipped into splashy hollows and climbed loose gravel banks, while once a hoarse shout from the leader, which changed to a howl of pain, was followed by a stoppage. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  10. Under the date of Friday, September the 15th, we find the following: End of Kingfisher: long, quiet pools and shoals where we grounded a few times; several small, splashy rapids; then a larger one near an old boat landing. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  11. We'll do something splashy for the press, get a lot of people to change the names of their networks - more people will use the networks, more will create them... – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  12. The third squall, which opened up about three- thirty, was a better organized assault, and gave me a pretty splashy session of it. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  13. Why, it's the yellow carriage of that old lady with her diamonds, and her two splashy footmen! – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  14. Even the climax of the piece, the trial scene, I should call, as far as Portia is concerned, rather grand and impressive than strikingly or startlingly effective; and with the exception of that, the whole character is so delicate, so nicely blended, so true, and so free from all exaggeration, that it seems to me hardly fit for a theater, much less one of our immense houses, which require acting almost as splashy and coarse in color and outline as the scene- painting of the stage is obliged to be. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  15. No. Just write a good splashy 'Julia Page Studdiford' all over the page; they'll know who you are fast enough! – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  16. It was the sound of horses' feet knocking up through splashy ground, as if the bottom sucked them. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore