Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ceramics, a process of blending the materials of a mass of clay, and rendering it homogeneous, by dividing the mass repeatedly into two parts, and throwing these together, each time in a different direction.
- v. present participle of slop.
“Finally he found himself wading through several inches of water, and he took infinite, boyish delight in slopping through its muddy depths, splashing the drops from side to side as he walked.”
“I could use this as my excuse for slopping spelling, but who am I kidding … that is all me!”
“I was slopping it against my legs and spilling it on the ground.”
“I left out increased judicial caseloads on purpose because I hold judges to be some of the laziest folk slopping at the public trough.”
“When one is slopping olive oil and sauces around, worries about the countertop are a distraction.”
“Are you going to be plowing a field and slopping the hogs and churning butter in every day life?”
“Spackling the seams reminded me of opening a giant can of ready-to-spread frosting and slopping the interior of the house with it.”
“Hope your boathouse has a sloping (slopping?) floor.”
“They had their faces in their bowls, slopping up every last flammable bite.”
“But not much can be done once the person is slopping and munching away.”
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