slop

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1slop

noun \ˈsläp\

Definition of SLOP

1
:  a loose smock or overall
2
plural :  short full breeches worn by men in the 16th century
3
plural :  articles (as clothing) sold to sailors

Origin of SLOP

Middle English sloppe, probably from Middle Dutch slop; akin to Old English oferslop surplice
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

Rhymes with SLOP

2slop

noun

Definition of SLOP

1
:  soft mud :  slush
2
:  thin tasteless drink or liquid food —usually used in plural
3
:  liquid spilled or splashed
4
a :  food waste (as garbage) fed to animals :  swill 2a
b :  excreted body waste —usually used in plural
c :  a product of little or no value :  rubbish <watching the usual slop on TV>
5
:  sentimental effusiveness in speech or writing :  gush

Origin of SLOP

Middle English sloppes, probably from Old English -sloppe (in cū-sloppe cowslip, literally, cow dung); akin to Old English slypa slime — more at slip
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

3slop

verb

: to spill from a container

: to splash or spill (a liquid)

: to feed slop to (an animal)

sloppedslop·ping

Full Definition of SLOP

transitive verb
1
a :  to spill from a container
b :  to splash or spill liquid on
c :  to cause (a liquid) to splash
2
:  to dish out messily
3
:  to eat or drink greedily or noisily
4
:  to feed slop to <slop the hogs>
intransitive verb
1
:  to tramp in mud or slush
2
:  to become spilled or splashed
3
:  to be effusive :  gush
4
:  to pass beyond or exceed a boundary or limit

Examples of SLOP

  1. She slopped coffee on her sweater.
  2. Huge waves slopped water into the boat.

First Known Use of SLOP

1557

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