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verb (used with object)
  1. to ingest (food or drink) with loud sucking noises: He slurped his coffee.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to make loud sucking noises while eating or drinking: to slurp when eating soup.
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noun
  1. an intake of food or drink with a noisy sucking sound: He finished his milk in about three slurps.
  2. 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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Related Words for slurp

inhale, absorb, drink, ingest, gulp, devour, gobble, eat, consume, sip, drain, guzzle, suck, quaff, slurp, swill, imbibe, toss, swig, drop

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British Dictionary definitions for slurp

slurp

verb
  1. to eat or drink (something) noisily
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noun
  1. a sound produced in this way
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Word Origin for slurp

C17: from Middle Dutch slorpen to sip; related to German schlürfen
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Word Origin and History for slurp

v.

1640s, from Dutch slurpen, perhaps of imitative origin (cf. German schlurfen). Related: Slurped; slurping. The noun is first recorded 1949, from the verb.

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