Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun swash

1 sense of swash

Sense 1
swash -- (the movement or sound of water; "the swash of waves on the beach")
       => wave, moving ridge -- (one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb swash

4 senses of swash

Sense 1
swash -- (make violent, noisy movements)
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash -- (dash a liquid upon or against; "The mother splashed the baby's face with water")
       => scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse -- (distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon")

Sense 3
boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade -- (show off)
       => overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

Sense 4
swagger, bluster, swash -- (act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner)
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people")

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