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glop

 (glŏp)
n. Slang
1. A soft soggy mixture, as of food: cafeterias serving nondescript glop.
2. Something, such as a piece of writing, that is judged to be worthless.

[Imitative of the sound of mushy food being dished out.]

glop v.
glop′py adj.

glop

(glɒp)

n. Informal.
1. any gooey or gelatinous substance, esp. soft unappetizing food.
2. sentimentality; mawkishness.
[1940–45; expressive word akin to goop, gulp]
glop′py, adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glop - any gummy shapeless matter; usually unpleasant
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
2.glop - writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimentalglop - writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
sentimentalism - the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
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After the meal, the snow outside turns to glopping, freezing rain, and everyone makes their way to a dive bar, where old beer cans line the walls and Black Sabbath plays over the stereo.
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So too with the soft-focus Nashville Sound of the mid-1950s on: By glopping strings and chorales onto Tin Pan Alley lyrics, it responded to rock's commercial success, which knocked postwar crooners off the airwaves and thus opened a space where country could recoup its own sagging sales.