[ glop ]
/ glɒp /

noun Informal.

unappetizing food, especially of a semiliquid consistency.
any messy substance, especially of a semiliquid consistency.
sentimentality; mawkishness.

Nearby words

  1. gloom and doom,
  2. glooms,
  3. gloomy,
  4. gloop,
  5. glooscap,
  6. gloppy,
  7. gloria,
  8. gloria in excelsis deo,
  9. gloria patri,
  10. glorification

Origin of glop

First recorded in 1940–45; expressive word akin to goop2 gulp Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for glop



1943, imitative of the sound of something viscous and unappetizing hitting a dinner plate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper