from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To eat or drink noisily.
- intransitive v. To eat or drink something noisily.
- n. A loud sucking noise made in eating or drinking.
- n. Slang A mouthful of a liquid: took a slurp of grape juice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To eat or drink (something) noisily
- n. A loud sucking noise made in eating or drinking
- n. A mouthful of liquid
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. eat noisily
Dutch slurpen.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle Dutch slurpen, slorpen ("to sip, slurp"), from Old Dutch *slurpen, from Proto-Germanic *slarpanan (“to sip, slurp”), from Proto-Indo-European *srebʰ-, *srobʰ- (“to sip, slurp, gulp”). Cognate with West Frisian slurvje ("to slurp"), German schlürfen ("to sip, slurp"), Swedish slurpa ("to slurp"), Middle High German sürfeln, sürpfeln ("to sip, slurp"), Latin sorbeō ("to suck up, imbibe, absorb"). (Wiktionary)