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
The restaurant also sells salads, focaccia, vegan soups and Italian desserts, plus beer and wine.
Signing up for coverage on the health insurance marketplace should be easier for some people this fall because new federal rules will allow brokers and insurers to handle the entire enrollment process online, from soup to nuts.
Nestle is cutting the salt content of one of its zestiest brands -- Maggi noodles, soups and seasonings -- as the world's largest food company responds to consumer and government demands for healthier products.
Our Place also serves plate lunches, and gained a moment of national fame last year when a customer threatened to sue the Mansfield location because the restaurant had run out of the complementary soup that comes with lunch.
Messer then hired Lovage to work off her bill by cleaning the residential spa, serving soup to patients and presenting workshops on the enemas, according to her lawsuit.
Ms. Saab fills hers with kibbeh, the bulgur wheat and beef shaped by hand into tiny, plump footballs, and makes big pots of lentil soup.
Now diners can get more appetizers, burgers, soups, featured entrées, desserts and a limited breakfast menu that’s available all day Sunday.
Josh’s Deli revives old-school Jewish fare like matzo ball soup and potato latkes by putting a decidedly modern twist on things.
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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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