- to ingest (food or drink) with loud sucking noises: He slurped his coffee.
- to make loud sucking noises while eating or drinking: to slurp when eating soup.
- an intake of food or drink with a noisy sucking sound: He finished his milk in about three slurps.
- any lapping or splashing sound: the slurp of the waves against the hull.
Origin of slurp
Examples from the Web for slurp
You can sit at the counter, slurp a superb milk shake, and watch the action.The Real Cheeseburger Paradise
Jane & Michael Stern
June 22, 2014
He took a slurp and turned towards me on the bench, holding my eyes with his.The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi
January 21, 2014
It took me just two bites to crunch and pop and slurp and swallow the whole thing, and I was crying as I did so.Must Read Fiction: ‘Prague Fatale,’ ‘Derby Day’ and More
Malcolm Forbes, Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao
May 9, 2012
Would he be able to nibble on foie gras, slurp fettuccine Alfredo, and sample chocolate mousse without putting on weight again?Frank Bruni Revealed
August 18, 2009
- to eat or drink (something) noisily
- a sound produced in this way
Word Origin and History for slurp
1640s, from Dutch slurpen, perhaps of imitative origin (cf. German schlurfen). Related: Slurped; slurping. The noun is first recorded 1949, from the verb.