Pronunciation Noun

slop (plural slops)

  1. (now historical) A loose outer garment; a jacket or overall.
  2. (South Africa, chiefly, in the plural) A rubber thong sandal.
  3. (in the plural) See slops.
Synonyms Noun

slop (plural slops)

  1. (uncountable) Liquid or semi-solid; goo, paste, mud.
  2. (sometimes, in the plural) Scraps used as food for animals, especially pigs or hogs.
    Synonyms: hogwash, swill
  3. (chiefly, in the plural) Inferior, weak drink or liquid food.
  4. (sometimes, in the plural) Domestic liquid waste; household wastewater.
  5. Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown about, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a soiled spot.
  6. (dated) Human urine or excrement.
Synonyms Translations
  • Portuguese: lodo
  • Russian: помо́и
Translations Verb

slop (slops, present participle slopping; past and past participle slopped)

  1. (transitive) to spill or dump liquid, especially over the rim of a container when it moves.
    I slopped water all over my shirt.
  2. (transitive) To spill liquid upon; to soil with a spilled liquid.
    • 1950, Howard William Troyer, The salt and the savor (page 58)
      a little Durham bull butted the pail and slopped him with the milk
  3. (transitive) In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.
  4. (transitive) to feed pigs
Related terms Translations Noun

slop (plural slops)

  1. (archaic, costers) A policeman.
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Related terms
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