from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Spilled or splashed liquid.
- n. Soft mud or slush.
- n. Unappetizing watery food or soup.
- n. Waste food used to feed pigs or other animals; swill. Often used in the plural.
- n. Mash remaining after alcohol distillation. Often used in the plural.
- n. Human excrement. Often used in the plural.
- n. Repulsively effusive writing or speech; drivel.
- intransitive v. To be spilled or splashed: Suds slopped over the rim of the washtub.
- intransitive v. To spill over; overflow.
- intransitive v. To walk heavily or messily in or as if in mud; plod: "He slopped along in broken slippers, hands in pockets, whistling” ( Alan Sillitoe).
- intransitive v. To express oneself effusively; gush.
- transitive v. To spill (liquid).
- transitive v. To spill liquid on.
- transitive v. To serve unappetizingly or clumsily; dish out: slopped some lasagna onto his plate.
- transitive v. To feed slops to (animals): slopped the hogs.
- n. Articles of clothing and bedding issued or sold to sailors.
- n. Short full trousers worn in the 16th century.
- n. A loose outer garment, such as a smock or overalls.
- n. Chiefly British Cheap, ready-made garments.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A loose outer garment; a jacket or overall.
- n. Loose trousers.
- n. A liquid or semi-solid; goo, paste, mud, domestic liquid waste.
- n. scraps used as food for pigs
- n. Human urine or excrement.
- v. to spill or dump liquid
- v. In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.
- v. to feed pigs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown aboyt, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a soiled spot.
- n. Mean and weak drink or liquid food; -- usually in the plural.
- n. Dirty water; water in which anything has been washed or rinsed; water from wash-bowls, etc.
- transitive v. To cause to overflow, as a liquid, by the motion of the vessel containing it; to spill.
- transitive v. To spill liquid upon; to soil with a liquid spilled.
- intransitive v. To overflow or be spilled as a liquid, by the motion of the vessel containing it; -- often with over.
- n. Any kind of outer garment made of linen or cotton, as a night dress, or a smock frock.
- n. A loose lower garment; loose breeches; chiefly used in the plural.
- n. Ready-made clothes; also, among seamen, clothing, bedding, and other furnishings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A puddle; a miry or slippery place.
- n. Liquid carelessly dropped or spilled about; a wet place.
- n. plural Liquid food or nourishment; thin food, as gruel or thin broth prepared for the sick: so called in contempt.
- n. plural The waste, dirty water, dregs, etc., of a house.
- n. In ceramics, same as slip, 11.
- To spill, as a liquid; usually, to spill by causing to overflow the edge of a containing vessel: as, to slop water on the floor in carrying a full pail.
- To drinkgreedily and grossly; swill.
- To spill liquid upon; soil by letting a liquid fall upon: as, the table was s lopped with drink.
- To be spilled or overflow, as a liquid, by the motion of the vessel containing it: usually with over.
- To work or walk in the wet; make a slop.
- n. Originally, an outer garment, as a jacket or cassock; in later provincial use, “an outer garment made of linen; a smock-frock; a nightgown” (Wright).
- n. A garment covering the legs and the body below the waist, worn by men, and varying in cut according to the fashion: in this sense also in the plural.
- n. Clothing; ready-made clothing; in the British navy, the clothes and bedding of the men, which are supplied by the government at about cost price: usually in the plural.
- n. An article of clothing made of leather, apparently shoes or slippers. They are mentioned as of black, tawny, and red leather, and as being of small cost.
- n. A tailor.
- n. The product from finely ground Indian corn freed from the germs and bolted, the bran which remains on the bolting-cloth sieves being pressed, mixed with about 50 per cent. of water, and sold for immediate use as cattle-food. Also called glucose food, sugar-food, corn-food, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand
- v. cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
- v. feed pigs
- v. walk through mud or mire
- n. deep soft mud in water or slush
- v. ladle clumsily
- n. (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink
- n. wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
- n. writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
Middle English sloppe, a muddy place, perhaps from Old English *sloppe, dung, slime.
Middle English sloppe, a kind of garment, from Old English -slop (in oferslop, surplice).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Origin uncertain. (Wiktionary)
Probably representing Old English *sloppe, related to slip. (Wiktionary)