slop

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Etymology 1[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

slop (plural slops)

  1. (now historical) A loose outer garment; a jacket or overall.
  2. (in the plural, obsolete) Loose trousers.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      Chrysippus said that some Philosophers would in open view of all men shew a dozen of tumbling-tricks, yea, without any slops or breeches, for a dozen of olives.
    • Sir Philip Sidney
      A pair of slops.

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably representing Old English *sloppe, related to slip.

Noun[edit]

slop (plural slops)

  1. (uncountable) A liquid or semi-solid; goo, paste, mud, domestic liquid waste.
  2. scraps used as food for pigs
  3. (dated) Human urine or excrement.
  4. Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown about, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a soiled spot.
  5. (chiefly plural) Inferior, weak drink or liquid food.
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slop (third-person singular simple present slops, present participle slopping, simple 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
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Dutch[edit]

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slop n (plural sloppen, diminutive slopje n)

  1. a bad situation
  2. run-down house, shanty

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  • (run-down house): krot

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Slovene[edit]

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slop m inan (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. pillar