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slop-over

[ slop-oh-ver ]
/ ˈslɒpˌoʊ vər /
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noun

an act or instance of spilling or slopping over.
an amount spilled; spillover; overflow.

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Origin of slop-over

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