One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Squirt or splash (liquid)‘we scooshed air freshener around the room’
- ‘Off they went into the flat and after some happy Liverpuddlian banter I could hear the sounds of air freshener being liberally scooshed around the flat.’
- ‘Your average supermarket spud or baking potato are packed with water - if you scrape a fingernail along the surface, water will scoosh out, so it's not a good idea to throw these into hot fat.’
- ‘All that hair lacquer skooshed had further reduced the ozone layer and made it an absolute imperative.’
1A splash or squirt of liquid.
drop, dash, bit, spot, soupçon, dribble, dribletView synonyms
- ‘He meshes the grotesque with the strange, interweaves the mundane and normal, and then skews the whole mixture a scoosh to the left of center.’
- ‘She cleans the toilets and gives the doors a scoosh with the Jiff when she's there.’
- ‘To the ignorant, a firefighter's job seems a skoosh.’
- ‘No cheap and nasty cheating by adding a skoosh of red wine here - the art of fine champagne is in the blending, which is what you would expect from the best-selling rose in the world.’
- ‘At this range, a skoosh would create an embarrassing mess.’
- 1.1mass noun A fizzy drink such as lemonade.
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