- the dirty water, liquid refuse, etc., of a household or the like.
- tasteless or unappetizing soup, stew, or drink.
Origin of slop1
OTHER WORDS FROM slopun·slopped, adjective
Other definitions for slop (2 of 2)
- clothing, bedding, etc., supplied to sailors from the ship's stores.
- cheap, ready-made clothing in general.
- short, baggy trousers, worn by men, especially sailors, in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Origin of slop2
How to use slop in a sentence
Back in the 18th century, overalls were known as “slops,” and carried a semi-criminal stigma.
"It's awful the way I inhale," said Slops with a melancholy sigh.
"Make the signal," said Slops, sheltering himself behind Stover.
But that's probably because they get the slops from the kitchen, and the soap-suds, every wash-day.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford
A window was suddenly opened, and a pailful of slops splashed down upon the doorstep.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
God send thee to cram thy slops with French crowns, and thy enemies bellies with bullets.