Definition of soup
1 : a liquid food especially with a meat, fish, or vegetable stock as a base and often containing pieces of solid food
2 : something (such as a heavy fog or nitroglycerine) having or suggesting the consistency or nutrient qualities of soup
3 : an unfortunate predicament that stunt landed her in the soup
Examples of soup in a Sentence
in soup like this, amateur pilots can easily become disoriented
Recent Examples of soup from the Web
For lunch, Olivia's offers a selection of soups, sandwiches, salads, pizza, hotdogs and a meat-and-two soul plate.
Keep this mellow garlic condiment on hand and add a spoonful to soups, sandwiches, or pretty much anything.
Named after David Hosea's father, the soup kitchen is open every day.
At one end sits a messy soup of data—say, millions of pictures of dogs.
Lolita worked miracles with donated food, and often served up pancakes, stuffed chile rellenos, and homemade chicken soup.
Her turtle soup, made using the snappers that her husband pulled by the tails from tree roots along Harrods Creek, was legendary.
The owners make their own soups, brine their own bacon and added salads when the weather turned warmer.
To combat this pandemic, psychiatrists have relied on the familiar alphabet soup of pills: SSRIs, SNRIs, MAOIs, TCAs.
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SOUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soup for English Language Learners
: a food made by cooking vegetables, meat, or fish in a large amount of liquid
SOUP Defined for Kids
Definition of soup for Students
: a liquid food made by cooking vegetables, meat, or fish in a large amount of liquid
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