verb (used with object), slopped, slop·ping.
verb (used without object), slopped, slop·ping.
- the dirty water, liquid refuse, etc., of a household or the like.
- tasteless or unappetizing soup, stew, or drink.
Words nearby slop
Origin of slop1
OTHER WORDS FROM slopun·slopped, adjective
Definition for slops (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
Examples from the Web for slops
Back in the 18th century, overalls were known as “slops,” and carried a semi-criminal stigma.
I should have got your slops cheaper,” he added, “if I could have taken your clothes in without you.We and the World, Part II. (of II.)|Juliana Horatia Ewing
Slops properly signify sailors working clothes, which are of a very cheap and inexpensive character.The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
The "tickets" are being made out among the slops and my guide is getting his instructions.The New Germany|George Young