[ slop-oh-ver ]

  1. an act or instance of spilling or slopping over.

  2. an amount spilled; spillover; overflow.

Origin of slop-over

1905–10, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase slop over

Words Nearby slop-over Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slop-over in a sentence

  • Every now and then a wave would slop over the side and the canoe would settle deeper in the lake.

  • It goes right to the point and it don't slop over beyond any, after it gets there.

    The Spenders | Harry Leon Wilson
  • To stand no sentiment or nonsense either in herself or others was the first article of faith; not to slop-over anywhere.

    The Patrician | John Galsworthy
  • Men who "build the Empire" are little apt to "slop over" or demand sympathy.

  • If it were molasses you could fill it half full of brads before it would slop over.

    Radio Boys Loyalty | Wayne Whipple