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slop

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noun \ˈsläp\

Definition of slop

  1. 1 :  a loose smock or overall

  2. 2 plural :  short full breeches worn by men in the 16th century

  3. 3 plural :  articles (as clothing) sold to sailors



Origin and Etymology of slop

Middle English sloppe, probably from Middle Dutch slop; akin to Old English oferslop surplice


First Known Use: 14th century


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slop

noun

Definition of slop

  1. 1 :  soft mud :  slush

  2. 2 :  thin tasteless drink or liquid food —usually used in plural

  3. 3 :  liquid spilled or splashed

  4. 4a :  food waste (as garbage) fed to animals :  swill 2ab :  excreted body waste —usually used in pluralc :  a product of little or no value :  rubbish <watching the usual slop on TV>

  5. 5 :  sentimental effusiveness in speech or writing :  gush



Origin and Etymology 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


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slop

verb

Simple Definition of slop

  • : to spill from a container

  • : to splash or spill (a liquid)

  • : to feed slop to (an animal)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of slop

slopped

slopping

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to spill from a containerb :  to splash or spill liquid onc :  to cause (a liquid) to splash

  3. 2 :  to dish out messily

  4. 3 :  to eat or drink greedily or noisily

  5. 4 :  to feed slop to <slop the hogs>

  6. intransitive verb
  7. 1 :  to tramp in mud or slush

  8. 2 :  to become spilled or splashed

  9. 3 :  to be effusive :  gush

  10. 4 :  to pass beyond or exceed a boundary or limit

Examples of slop in a sentence

  1. She slopped coffee on her sweater.

  2. Huge waves slopped water into the boat.



1557

First Known Use of slop

1557

Rhymes with slop



SLOP Defined for Kids

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slop

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noun \ˈsläp\

Definition of slop for Students

  1. 1 :  thin tasteless drink or liquid food

  2. 2 :  food waste or gruel fed to animals

  3. 3 :  body waste

  4. 4 :  soft mud




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slop

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verb

Definition of slop for Students

slopped

slopping

  1. 1 :  to spill or spill something on or over <The toddler slopped gravy on the table.>

  2. 2 :  to feed slop to <The farmer slopped the pigs.>





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