slurp

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verb \ˈslərp\

Definition of slurp

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a sucking noise while eating or drinking

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to eat or drink noisily or with a sucking sound

slurp

noun

Examples of slurp in a Sentence

  1. He always slurps his soup.

  2. his dinner date slurped her soup directly from the bowl

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Origin and Etymology of slurp

Dutch slurpen; akin to Middle Low German slorpen to slurp


SLURP Defined for English Language Learners

slurp

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verb

Definition of slurp for English Language Learners

  • : to eat or drink (something) noisily or with a sucking sound


SLURP Defined for Kids

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slurp

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verb \ˈslərp\

Definition of slurp for Students

slurped

;

slurping

  1. :  to eat or drink noisily or with a sucking sound


2

slurp

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noun

Definition of slurp for Students

  1. :  a sucking sound made while eating and drinking



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