slosh around


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Verb1.slosh around - spill or splash copiously or clumsily; "slosh paint all over the walls"
spatter, splatter, plash, swash, splash, splosh - dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water"
References in classic literature ?
Dev- ils don't slosh around much of a Sunday, I don't reckon."
Oh, I had all kinds of hankerings--to follow up the canyon beds and slosh around from pool to pool, making friends with the water-dogs and the speckly trout; to peep on the sly and watch the squirrels and rabbits and small furry things and see what they was doing and learn the secrets of their ways.
The Soviet soldiers under Captain "Moose" Zborovsky, for example, were able to slosh around for an hour in potentially lethal, gamma-emitting water while they desperately repaired the ruptured drainage under the melting core of Chernobyl's Reactor Four, and at the time merely felt "exhausted, with an odd taste of sour apples in their mouths."