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slop 1

 (slŏp)
n.
1. Spilled or splashed liquid.
2. Soft mud or slush.
3. Unappetizing watery food or soup.
4. often slops Waste food used to feed pigs or other animals; swill.
5. often slops Mash remaining after alcohol distillation.
6. often slops Human excrement.
7. Repulsively effusive writing or speech; drivel.
v. slopped, slop·ping, slops
v.intr.
1. To be spilled or splashed: Suds slopped over the rim of the washtub.
2. To spill over; overflow.
3. To walk heavily or messily in or as if in mud; plod: "He slopped along in broken slippers, hands in pockets, whistling" (Alan Sillitoe).
4. To express oneself effusively; gush.
v.tr.
1. To spill (liquid).
2. To spill liquid on.
3. To serve unappetizingly or clumsily; dish out: slopped some lasagna onto his plate.
4. To feed slops to (animals): slopped the hogs.

[Middle English sloppe, a muddy place, perhaps from Old English *sloppe, dung, slime; see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.]

slop 2

 (slŏp)
n.
1. slops Articles of clothing and bedding issued or sold to sailors.
2. slops Short full trousers worn in the 16th century.
3. A loose outer garment, such as a smock or overalls.
4. slops Chiefly British Cheap, ready-made garments.

[Middle English sloppe, a kind of garment, from Old English -slop (in oferslop, surplice); see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.]

slop

(slɒp)
vb, slops, slopping or slopped
1. (when: intr, often foll by about) to cause (liquid) to splash or spill or (of liquid) to splash or spill
2. (tr) to splash liquid upon
3. (intr; foll by along, through, etc) to tramp (through) mud or slush
4. (Agriculture) (tr) to feed slop or swill to: to slop the pigs.
5. (Cookery) (tr) to ladle or serve, esp clumsily
6. informal chiefly (foll by: over) US and Canadian to be unpleasantly effusive
n
7. a puddle of spilt liquid
8. (Agriculture) (plural) wet feed, esp for pigs, made from kitchen waste, etc
9. (Cookery) (plural) waste food or liquid refuse
10. (Brewing) (plural) the beer, cider, etc, spilt from a barrel while being drawn
11. (Brewing) (often plural) the residue left after spirits have been distilled
12. (Cookery) (often plural) informal liquid or semiliquid food of low quality
13. soft mud, snow, etc
14. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) informal gushing speech or writing
[C14: probably from Old English -sloppe in cūsloppe cowslip; see slip3]

slop

(slɒp)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) (plural) sailors' clothing and bedding issued from a ship's stores
2. (Clothing & Fashion) any loose article of clothing, esp a smock
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (plural) men's wide knee breeches worn in the 16th century
4. (Clothing & Fashion) (plural) shoddy manufactured clothing
[Old English oferslop surplice; related to Old Norse slopps gown, Middle Dutch slop]

slop1

(slɒp)

v. slopped, slop•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to spill or splash (liquid).
2. to spill liquid upon.
3. to feed slop to (pigs or other livestock).
v.i.
4. to spill or splash liquid: children slopping about in a puddle.
5. (of liquid) to spill or splash out of a container (usu. fol. by over).
6. to walk or go through mud, slush, or water.
7. to be unduly effusive (usu. fol. by over).
n.
8. bran from bolted cornmeal mixed with an equal part of water and used as a feed for livestock.
9. Often, slops. the dirty water or liquid refuse of a household.
10. unappetizing food.
11. liquid mud.
12. gushing language or writing.
[1350–1400; Middle English sloppe (n.), Old English -sloppe (in cūsloppe cowslip, literally, cow slime)]

slop2

(slɒp)

n.
1. slops,
a. clothing, bedding, etc., supplied to sailors from the ship's stores.
b. cheap, ready-made clothing in general.
c. short, baggy trousers, worn by men, esp. sailors, in the 16th and 17th centuries.
2. a loose-fitting overgarment, as a tunic or smock.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English -slop (in oferslop overgarment)]

slop


Past participle: slopped
Gerund: slopping

Imperative
slop
slop
Present
I slop
you slop
he/she/it slops
we slop
you slop
they slop
Preterite
I slopped
you slopped
he/she/it slopped
we slopped
you slopped
they slopped
Present Continuous
I am slopping
you are slopping
he/she/it is slopping
we are slopping
you are slopping
they are slopping
Present Perfect
I have slopped
you have slopped
he/she/it has slopped
we have slopped
you have slopped
they have slopped
Past Continuous
I was slopping
you were slopping
he/she/it was slopping
we were slopping
you were slopping
they were slopping
Past Perfect
I had slopped
you had slopped
he/she/it had slopped
we had slopped
you had slopped
they had slopped
Future
I will slop
you will slop
he/she/it will slop
we will slop
you will slop
they will slop
Future Perfect
I will have slopped
you will have slopped
he/she/it will have slopped
we will have slopped
you will have slopped
they will have slopped
Future Continuous
I will be slopping
you will be slopping
he/she/it will be slopping
we will be slopping
you will be slopping
they will be slopping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slopping
you have been slopping
he/she/it has been slopping
we have been slopping
you have been slopping
they have been slopping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slopping
you will have been slopping
he/she/it will have been slopping
we will have been slopping
you will have been slopping
they will have been slopping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slopping
you had been slopping
he/she/it had been slopping
we had been slopping
you had been slopping
they had been slopping
Conditional
I would slop
you would slop
he/she/it would slop
we would slop
you would slop
they would slop
Past Conditional
I would have slopped
you would have slopped
he/she/it would have slopped
we would have slopped
you would have slopped
they would have slopped

Slop

Despite the word’s bad connotation by the twentyfirst century, in the early twentieth century it generally meant a soupy hog feed that might contain anything from a milk and ground wheat mixture to kitchen scraps.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slop - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milkslop - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
2.slop - deep soft mud in water or slush; "they waded through the slop"
mud, clay - water soaked soil; soft wet earth
3.slop - (usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand; "she carried out the sink slops"
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
4.slop - (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink; "he lived on the thin slops that food kitchens provided"
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
5.slop - writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimentalslop - writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
sentimentalism - the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
Verb1.slop - cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk"; "splatter water"
disgorge, shed, spill - cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
spill, run out - flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"
2.slop - walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
footslog, plod, trudge, slog, tramp, pad - walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
3.slop - ladle clumsily; "slop the food onto the plate"
lade, laden, ladle - remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl"
4.slop - feed pigs
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"

slop

verb
1. spill, splash, overflow, splatter, spatter, slosh (informal) A little cognac slopped over the edge of the glass.
noun
1. scraps, leftovers, dregs, debris, crumbs, detritus, leavings Breakfast plates were collected and the slops emptied.

slop

noun
A viscous, usually offensively dirty substance:
verb
1. To hurl or scatter liquid upon:
2. To walk heavily, slowly, and with difficulty:
Translations
يَنْدَلِق، يُطَرْطِش
cákatrozlévat
løbe overspilde
kilottyan
sletta, skvetta
nestropusperdėm sentimentaluspraskydęsskystaiskystumas
šļakstīties
pretiecť
dök meksaç mak

slop

[slɒp]
A. VI (also slop over) [water, tea etc] → derramarse, verterse
the water was slopping about in the bucketel agua se agitaba en el cubo
to slop about in the mudchapotear en el lodo
B. VT (= spill) → derramar, verter; (= tip carelessly) → derramar, tirar
you've slopped paint all over the floorhas salpicado todo el suelo de pintura, has puesto el suelo perdido de pintura
C. slops NPL (= food) → gachas fpl; (= liquid waste) → agua fsing sucia, lavazas fpl; [of tea] → posos mpl de té; [of wine] → heces fpl
D. CPD slop basin Nrecipiente m para agua sucia; (at table) → taza f para los posos del
slop pail Ncubeta f para agua sucia
slop out VI + ADV (Brit) vaciar los cubos usados como retretes por los prisioneros en sus celdas

slop

[ˈslɒp]
vi
[water, liquid] → déborder
vt (= spill) [+ water, liquid] → renverser

slop

vi
(= spill)(über)schwappen; to slop over (into something)überschwappen (→ in etw acc)
to slop around (= splash)herumschwappen (inf); (fig inf, in slippers etc) → herumschlurfen
vt (= spill)verschütten; (= pour out)schütten
n
(inf: sentimental) → rührseliges Zeug, Schmalz m
(= tasteless food: also slops) → Schlabber m (inf)
(usu pl, = waste) → Schmutzwasser nt, → Abwasser nt; (= swill)Schweinetrank m

slop

[slɒp]
1. vi (also slop over) → traboccare, versarsi
the water was slopping about in the bucket → l'acqua quasi traboccava dal secchio
2. vtversare, rovesciare
see also slops

slop

(slop) past tense, past participle slopped verb
to (cause liquid to) splash, spill, or move around violently in a container. The water was slopping about in the bucket.
ˈsloppy adjective
1. semi-liquid; tending to slop. sloppy food.
2. careless and untidy; messy. His work is sloppy.
3. very sentimental. That film is rather sloppy.
ˈsloppily adverb
ˈsloppiness noun
References in classic literature ?
The mimic royalty on the stage, with their soaked satins clinging to their bodies, slopped about ankle-deep in water, warbling their sweetest and best, the fiddlers under the eaves of the state sawed away for dear life, with the cold overflow spouting down the backs of their necks, and the dry and happy King sat in his lofty box and wore his gloves to ribbons applauding.