glop

noun
\ ˈgläp How to pronounce glop (audio) \

Definition of glop

1 : a thick semiliquid substance (such as food) that is usually unattractive in appearance
2 : tasteless or worthless material

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from glop

gloppy \ ˈglä-​pē How to pronounce glop (audio) \ adjective

Synonyms for glop

Synonyms

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of glop in a Sentence

I remember the glop they used to feed us for school lunch. the restaurant served glop that brought back unpleasant memories of my high school cafeteria
Recent Examples on the Web His Hot Pockets steadily lost steam, the innards deflating into a lukewarm glop of cheese and pepperoni. Taylor Goebel, USA TODAY, "My brother has daily seizures. COVID-19 restrictions are making him sicker.," 29 Nov. 2020 Several times a week, Hinte packs up the glop and delivers it to the town’s food waste disposal facility, to be turned into compost for gardens and such. Mike Klingaman, baltimoresun.com, "Havre de Grace Compost Center has surpassed expectations since opening," 16 Nov. 2020 Squeeze the little glop of eggs from your sampling straw between your fingers. Malia Wollan, New York Times, "How to Harvest Caviar," 24 Mar. 2020 But the most famous use may have been in Felix’s Queso, a bright orange glop beloved at Felix Mexican Restaurant in Houston before the place closed in 2008. Washington Post, "Made in America," 11 Oct. 2019 But what about the liquid— or, even more common, the goopy glop—that comes in the canned variety? Emma Wartzman, Bon Appétit, "What's The Deal With The Goop In Canned Beans?," 2 Oct. 2019 Giving yourself a perfect at-home manicure—one free of glops, dents, and spills on your couch—is easier said than done. Lindsay Schallon, Glamour, "How to Paint Your Nails, According to the Pros," 27 Sep. 2019 Titanic, however, is no soulless junket into techno-glop wizardry but rather a complex and radiant tale that essays both mankind's destructive arrogance and its noble endurance. Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Titanic': THR's 1997 Review," 19 Dec. 2017 Giving yourself a great manicure—one free of glops, dents, and spills on your couch—is far from easy. Erin Reimel, Glamour, "10 Game-Changing Nail Secrets Only Manicurists Know," 21 Sep. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'glop.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of glop

circa 1944, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for glop

origin unknown

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about glop

Time Traveler for glop

Time Traveler

The first known use of glop was circa 1944

See more words from the same year

Statistics for glop

Last Updated

13 Dec 2020

Cite this Entry

“Glop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glop. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for glop

glop

noun
How to pronounce glop (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of glop

chiefly US, informal : a thick, wet mixture or quantity of something unpleasant

More from Merriam-Webster on glop

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for glop

Comments on glop

What made you want to look up glop? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!