WORD OF THE DAY
Splash with a liquid, typically a thick or viscous one.
Splash (a liquid) over a surface or object.
(INFORMAL) Prominently or sensationally publish (a story) in a newspaper.
A spot or trail of a thick or viscous liquid splashed over a surface or object.
(INFORMAL) Denoting or referring to films featuring many violent and gruesome deaths.
A passing cart rolled by, splattering him with mud.
She wiped the splattered blood from her face.
(INFORMAL)The story is splattered over pages two and three.
Each puddle we crossed threw a splatter of mud on the windshield.
(INFORMAL)He started out making no-budget splatter films, only to go on to helm one of the most successful cinematic trilogies of all time.
IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY
TONGUE IN CHEEK
Speaking or writing in an ironic or insincere way.
If you say something tongue in cheek, what you have said is a joke, although it might seem to be serious.
He always speaks tongue-in-cheek, he never takes things seriously.
Ann made a tongue-in-cheek remark to John, and he got mad because he thought she was serious.
The play seemed very serious at first, but then everyone saw that it was tongue-in-cheek, and they began laughing.