slurp

verb \ ˈslərp \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of slurp

intransitive verb
:to make a sucking noise while eating or drinking
transitive verb
: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 Synonyms

Synonyms
belt (down), gulp, guzzle, hoist, imbibe, knock back, pound (down), quaff, sip, slug (down), drink, sup, swig, swill, toss (down or off)
Related Words
lap, lick, suck; consume, down, ingurgitate, kill, mouth (down), put away; nip, tipple; pledge, toast, wine

SLURP Defined for English Language Learners

slurp

verb

Definition of slurp for English Language Learners

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


SLURP Defined for Kids

1

slurp

verb \ ˈslərp \

Definition of slurp for Students

slurped; slurping
:to eat or drink noisily or with a sucking sound

2

slurp

noun

Definition of slurp for Students

:a sucking sound made while eating and drinking


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