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  • v. Present participle of gloop.


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  • The great rusted hulk of the supertanker groaned as it rolled over the summit of the step mountain and dropped into the lava on the other side, landing to the right of the three parallel staircases with a massive glooping thud.


  • The transfusion machine gurgled, waiting for its next appointment with the patient, while making the bubbly, glooping, angry sound of an overheated stew.

    Going Mutant

  • "No, not stertorous," reflects our narrator three pages in, remembering his ailing father, "rather wheezeful, softer, gulping, an immeasurably beautiful strange ancient fish glopping glooping groping rasping for air, at air …" But in this quest for literary uniqueness, there is too much calculation and coldness; something of the "love" needed to make it a full-blooded work of art is missing.

    Debut fiction: Quilt by Nicholas Royle; The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai by Ruiyan Xu; The World Beneath by Cate Kennedy

  • I swear I could hear the glooping sound every time one of them tried to pass the ball but once again failed as the ball passed through their semi-viscous feet.

    Chelsea Blog

  • Sun glinting off what was once a proud chest and is now glooping over somewhat.


  • I imagined that I'd be glooping along through olde worlde syntax, but Wolfe isn't like that at all.

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  • It’s the look given by Ripley to big bad mama alien as she enters a room where mama alien is in the process of glooping (uh, have you seen it?) the eggs of many, many baby aliens.

    purplecigar Diary Entry


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