The new idea of making the said Dorito shell spicier and adding a splash of lime is derivative at best.
But increasingly, choosing a great dress is not enough for those looking to make a splash on the red carpet.
Her mainland Chinese friends explained to her that a book about harsh parenting methods wouldn't make a splash in China.
He made a splash in Las Vegas, celebrating his birthday with fellow Democratic muckety-mucks.
Maybe you were yearning for Carrie & Co. to splash a little Cosmo your way when you saw the Sex and the City movie.
He grabbed at it, and, over-balancing, fell with a splash into the water.
My God, these journalists do love to splash about in their emotions.
The splash was drowned by the roar of running cable that presently stopped with a jar.
When he was on it he heard the splash of oars below him in the Pool, but he took no heed of it.
We had just finished dressing, and Nina had gone to pile fresh logs on the fire, when I heard a splash in the water of the creek.
1715, probably an alteration of plash with an intensive s-. The noun is attested from 1736; meaning "striking or ostentatious display" is first attested 1804. Splashy "sensational" first attested 1836. Splash-down in the spacecraft sense is attested from 1961.
spitball (1908+ Baseball)
1. Software Research Northwest, 1987. Compiler for SPL.
2. Systems Programming LAnguage for Software Hackers. Mentioned in TeX for the Impatient, Paul W. Abrahams, A-W 1990.