gloop

esp US glop (ɡlɑp)

/ (ɡluːp) /

noun

informal any messy sticky fluid or substance

Nearby words

  1. glomus tumor,
  2. gloom,
  3. gloom and doom,
  4. glooms,
  5. gloomy,
  6. glooscap,
  7. glop,
  8. gloppy,
  9. gloria,
  10. gloria in excelsis deo

Derived Formsgloopy or esp US gloppy, adjective

Word Origin for gloop

C20: of uncertain origin

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Examples from the Web for gloop

  • Jan flung his baggage on to somebody and soundly boxed the corporal's ears, calling him a "gloop."