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slop

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[ slop ]
/ slɒp /
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verb (used with object), slopped, slop·ping.

verb (used without object), slopped, slop·ping.

noun

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Nearby words

sloop, sloop of war, sloop rig, sloop-rigged, sloot, slop, slop around, slop basin, slop bucket, slop chest, slop jar

Origin of slop

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1350–1400; Middle English sloppe (noun), Old English -sloppe (in cūsloppe cowslip, literally, cow slime); akin to slip3
SYNONYMS FOR slop
Related formsun·slopped, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for slop around (1 of 3)

slop around


verb

(intr) to move around in a casual and idle wayhe slops around the house in old slippers Also: slop about

British Dictionary definitions for slop around (2 of 3)

slop

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/ (slɒp) /

verb slops, slopping or slopped

noun

Word Origin for slop

C14: probably from Old English -sloppe in cūsloppe cowslip; see slip ³

British Dictionary definitions for slop around (3 of 3)

slop

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/ (slɒp) /

noun

(plural) sailors' clothing and bedding issued from a ship's stores
any loose article of clothing, esp a smock
(plural) men's wide knee breeches worn in the 16th century
(plural) shoddy manufactured clothing

Word Origin for slop

Old English oferslop surplice; related to Old Norse slopps gown, Middle Dutch slop
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