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.
- 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.
- intransitive v. To overflow or be spilled as a liquid, by the motion of the vessel containing it; -- often with over.
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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. 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.
- 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
He was old but he was still winning ballgames throwing what we call slop—a screwball here, take a little off there, bust a fastball in on your fists.
This kind of slop is creeping into discourse everywhere, the cultural influence of Bush Republicanism is going to live long after he is history.
A great bait for slop is one called the Bill Norman Weed Walker.
The only difference between Grassley and a bucket of Iowa pig slop is the bucket.
He was happy as a pig in slop to put on the jacket and stand with real soldiers and look impressive.
Food, similar to what they are familiar with, namely half rotted maggoty dumpster slop, is provided, free of charge.
They were tailors -- or, rather, what are sometimes called slop-shop, or clothing men.
Pressing onward, we find that the word slop originally was slip, a kind of goopy, wet, clay mixture, a term still used in ceramics.
On both the QE2 and Freedom of the Seas, a lot of what I was served in the dining rooms could only be described as "slop" -- not surprising, considering that the cooks have to turn out thousands of meals almost simultaneously.
If the “experts” were this ignorant on the subject, I wasn’t even going to try a lesser store or some chain slop like K-Mart.