slop pail


: a pail for toilet or household slops

Examples of slop pail in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The man grunted, turned over the slop pail, and sat down to remove his boots. Lisa Wells, Harper’s Magazine , 15 Mar. 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'slop pail.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slop pail was in 1821

Dictionary Entries Near slop pail

Cite this Entry

“Slop pail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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