Definition of swash:
fluff, bluster, brag, ball up, louse up, cock, tittup, bungle, fellate, bumble, flub, bully, pitter-patter, ruffle, bobble, spill, vaunt, squander, blow out, strut, shoot a line, patter, botch, splash, blow, pleach, bollocks, mishandle, gas, go down on, sport, bollix up, bodge, float, feature, muff, suck, squelch, prance, slush, spatter, screw up, boast, mess up, spit, bespatter, dash, drift, lap, swagger, fumble, plash, shove along, waste, tout, sashay, spoil, slosh, foul up, botch up, sprinkle, gasconade, be adrift, burn out, bollocks up, squish, muck up, splatter, shove off, splosh, slop, bollix, browbeat.
But he still attempted to go on, and still the instrument of torture went swish- swash round his little thin legs, raising upon them, no doubt, plentiful blue wales, to be revealed, when he was undressed for the night, to the indignant eyes of pitying mother or aunt, who would yet send him back to the school the next morning without fail.- "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
- "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.
She quite forgot to feel lonely, and was taking her enjoyment in a very harmonious way; when she heard a different swash of the water and the dip of oars, and the boat shot round a curve and came down the stream.- "Trading", Susan Warner.