glop

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Variation of glope.

Verb[edit]

glop ‎(third-person singular simple present glops, present participle glopping, simple past and past participle glopped)

  1. (dialectal or archaic) To stare in amazement.

Etymology 2[edit]

1940-45, of expressive origin. Compare goop, gulp.

Noun[edit]

glop ‎(countable and uncountable, plural glops)

  1. (informal) Any gooey substance.
    • 2012, Kathryn Lasky, Chasing Orion (page 308)
      He inserted the needle, and in about thirty seconds the most disgusting greenish glop started to drop into the bowl.

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Verb[edit]

glop ‎(third-person singular simple present glops, present participle glopping, simple past and past participle glopped)

  1. (transitive, informal) To apply (a liquid) thickly and messily.
    • 2012, Courtney Milan, The Duchess War
      He unscrewed the top from the pot, dipped the stick in, and clumsily glopped the white mess onto the handbill Minnie was holding. “You are an untidy paster.”
  2. (transitive, archaic) To swallow greedily.