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Slop

Slop appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Give me the gift of a grip-top sock,
    A clip drape shipshape tip top sock.
    Not your spinslick slapstick slipshod stock,
    But a plastic, elastic grip-top sock.
    None of your fantastic slack swap slop
    From a slap dash flash cash haberdash shop.
    Not a knick knack knitlock knockneed knickerbocker sock
    With a mock-shot blob-mottled trick-ticker top clock.
    Not a supersheet seersucker rucksack sock,
    Not a spot-speckled frog-freckled cheap sheik's sock
    Off a hodge-podge moss-blotched scotch-botched block.
    Nothing slipshod drip drop flip flop or glip glop
    Tip me to a tip top grip top sock.
    (articulation warmup for actors)

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun slop:

mireslop

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb slop:

slopsloshsplattersquelchswillsplashspill
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Definition of the noun slop

What does slop mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: slops

  1. wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  2. deep soft mud in water or slush
    • example: they waded through the slop
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of slop: mire
    • more generic words: clay / mud = water soaked soil
  3. (usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand
  4. (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink
    • example: he lived on the thin slops that food kitchens provided
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic terms: food / solid food = any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
  5. writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental

Alternative definition of the noun slop

noun

  1. [uncountable] A liquid or semi-solid; goo, paste, mud, domestic liquid waste.
  2. scraps used as food for pigs
  3. [context: dated] Human urine or excrement.
  4. [informal, US] semen (e.g. dump slop)

Specialised definition of the noun slop

Glossary of sports / darts

a dart that scores despite missing its intended target

Definition of the verb slop

What does slop mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: slopped, slopping

  1. cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
    • example: The women slop water into the bowl
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Location, locative adverb]Tamara poured water hereVerbs of Putting: dribble, drip, pour, slosh, spew, spill, trickle
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Path Preposition, except: at / to / towards / for ] [Location]Tamara poured water into the bowl
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] into / onto [Location]Maria poured water from the bowl into the cup
      [Theme - substance or concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Path Preposition, except: at / to / towards / for ] [Location]Water poured onto the plants
      [Theme - substance or concrete object, plural] [Verb] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] into / onto [Location]Water poured from the bowl into the cup
      there [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location]There bubbled a fragant stew over the fireVerbs of Emission: belch, bleed, bubble, dribble, drip, drool, emanate, exude, foam, gush, jet, leak, ooze, percolate, pour, puff, radiate, seep, shed, spew, spill, spout, sprout, spurt, squirt, steam, stream, sweat, trickle
      [Agent] [Verb] [Source]I bled him
      [Agent] [Verb] [Theme]The bill shed 50 pages of pork-barrel addons
      [Location] [Verb] with [Theme]The streets gushed with water
      [Source] [Verb]The fountain gushed
      [Source] [Verb] [Theme]The well gushed oil
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] outThe water seeped out
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] from / out of [Source]Oil gushed from the well
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location]Water gushed through the streets
      [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme]Over the fire bubbled a fragant stew
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of slop: spill / splatter
    • more generic words: displace / move = cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  2. walk through mud or mire
  3. ladle clumsily
    • example: slop the food onto the plate
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      there [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location]There bubbled a fragant stew over the fire
      [Agent] [Verb] [Source]I bled him
      [Agent] [Verb] [Theme]The bill shed 50 pages of pork-barrel addons
      [Location] [Verb] with [Theme]The streets gushed with water
      [Source] [Verb]The fountain gushed
      [Source] [Verb] [Theme]The well gushed oil
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] outThe water seeped out
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] from / out of [Source]Oil gushed from the well
      [Theme - inanimate] [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location]Water gushed through the streets
      [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme]Over the fire bubbled a fragant stew

      Verbs of Emission (with the same syntax): belch, bleed, bubble, dribble, drip, drool, emanate, exude, foam, gush, jet, leak, ooze, percolate, pour, puff, radiate, seep, shed, spew, spill, spout, sprout, spurt, squirt, steam, stream, sweat, trickle.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic words: lade / laden / ladle = remove with or as if with a ladle
  4. feed pigs
    • lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
    • synonym of slop: swill
    • more generic words: feed / give = give food to

Alternative definition of the verb slop

verb

  1. [transitive] to spill or dump liquid
  2. [transitive] In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.
  3. [transitive] to feed pigs

Music

  1. "Slop" is a composition.
  2. "Slop" is a musical album of Kitsune².
    • released on (6 years ago)

Miscellanea

Slop: The technical term to slop is Backlash.

Phrases with Slop

  1. slop jar
  2. Slop-Jar
  3. slop bowl
  4. slop pail
  5. Slop-Bowl
  6. Slop-Pail
  7. slop basin
  8. slop chest
  9. Slop-Basin
  10. Slop Bucket
  11. slop-seller
  12. Slip Slop Slap

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Slop

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Google previewMarketing of Passenger Transport Services (2006)

by Yarlagadda Srinivasulu

Bus slop is a place at where there won't be any roofed space or seating arrangements and the bus slops only if some passengers have to gel down there or if the driver / conductor (trot line employees or crew of the bus) sees some others to be ...

Google previewFodor's Greece (2006)

by Inc. Fodor's Travel Publications

nights ' allows enough time to see Ihe city, the museums, and the Palace of Knossos 0- The third day, head easl from Heraklion; yet- first slop is the Lasithi plateau \ -., where you can experience one of the most scenic corners of rural Crete.

Google previewRefracting the Canon in Contemporary British Literature and Film (2004)

by Susana Onega Jaén, Christian Gutleben

is an example of the "catholic-baiting" tendency in Steme's novel, of which the " papist" Dr Slop is a favourite target. But the rogue nuns are meant to arouse more ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Paperback Guide to Literature in English (1996)

by Ian Ousby

Dr Slop is the man-midwife delayed in delivering the infant Tristram, the Widow Wadman is the neighbour with amorous designs on Uncle Toby, and Yorick is the amiable local parson. After Tristram is born, Volume LV opens with the story of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1997)

Volume 60 - Uranium Mill Tailing Reclamation in the U.S. and Canada to Vacuum System Design by John J. McKetta Jr

The metered slop wax is not true overflash and should never be used to control wash rate [3]. 2. A tower operating at low cutpoint or processing crudes with low metals content only needs 30-36 in. of low-efficiency packing. This will reduce the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

British and American by Eric Partridge

slop, n. A package or packet of tea: 1860, H, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of English Inflected Words, with the Syllabication of All the Words According to a System Founded on Well-defined Principles (1877)

And the System of Syllabication as Applied to Poetry and the Scansion of Verse. Forming Part II of The Handy English Word Book by James Stormonth

-nesses; slip: slop n., -slops. slit n., slits; slit v., slit test, slits, slit test, slit-ting, slit pt. pp.; slitter m., -ters. sliver n., -ers; sliver v., sliverest, slivers, sliver-edst, slivering, sliv% ered, -érd. sloam n., sloams: sloats n, plu. slob ber v., ...

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Slop Meaning

Video shows what slop means. A loose outer garment; a jacket or overall.. Loose trousers.. slop synonyms: pig food: slops, hogwash, swill. Slop Meaning.

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Quotes about Slop

Slop your hogs before you feed your children.
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Scrabble value of S1L1O1P3

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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