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gloop

esp US glop (ɡlɑp)

/ (ɡluːp) /
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noun

informal any messy sticky fluid or substance

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Derived forms of gloop

gloopy or esp US gloppy, adjective

Word Origin for gloop

C20: of uncertain origin
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Example sentences from the Web for gloop

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

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