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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

Related to SLOP

SLOPPED Defined for Kids

1slop

noun \ˈsläp\

Definition of SLOP for Kids

1
:  thin tasteless drink or liquid food
2
:  food waste or gruel fed to animals
3
:  body waste
4
:  soft mud

2slop

verb
sloppedslop·ping

Definition of SLOP for Kids

1
:  to spill or spill something on or over <The toddler slopped gravy on the table.>
2
:  to feed slop to <The farmer slopped the pigs.>

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