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v. slurped, slurp·ing, slurps
To eat or drink noisily.
To eat or drink something noisily.
1. A loud sucking noise made in eating or drinking.
2. Slang A mouthful of a liquid: took a slurp of grape juice.
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to eat or drink (something) noisily
a sound produced in this way
[C17: from Middle Dutch slorpen to sip; related to German schlürfen]
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1. to ingest (food or drink) with loud sucking noises.v.i.
2. to make loud sucking noises while eating or drinking.n.
3. an intake of food or drink with a noisy sucking sound.
4. any lapping or splashing sound.
[1640–50; < Dutch slurpen (v.)]
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Past participle: slurped
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