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slurp

[ slurp ]
/ slɜrp /
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verb (used with object)
to ingest (food or drink) with loud sucking noises: He slurped his coffee.
verb (used without object)
to make loud sucking noises while eating or drinking: to slurp when eating soup.
noun
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.
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Origin of slurp

First recorded in 1640–50, slurp is from the Dutch word slurpen (v.)
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British Dictionary definitions for slurp

slurp
/ (slɜːp) informal /

verb
to eat or drink (something) noisily
noun
a sound produced in this way

Word Origin for slurp

C17: from Middle Dutch slorpen to sip; related to German schlürfen
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