esp US glop (ɡlɑp)


informal any messy sticky fluid or substance

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

Historical Examples of gloop

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