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English noun: slop

1. slop (food) wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk


Synonymspigswill, pigwash, slops, swill


Broader (hypernym)feed, provender

2. slop (substance) deep soft mud in water or slush


SamplesThey waded through the slop.


Synonymsmire


Broader (hypernym)clay, mud

3. slop (substance) (usually plural) waste water from a kitchen or bathroom or chamber pot that has to be emptied by hand


SamplesShe carried out the sink slops.


Broader (hypernym)waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product

4. slop (food) (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink


SamplesHe lived on the thin slops that food kitchens provided.


Broader (hypernym)food, solid food

5. slop (communication) writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental


Synonymsglop, mush, treacle


Broader (hypernym)sentimentalism


English verb: slop

1. slop (contact) cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container


SamplesSpill the milk.
Splatter water.


ExamplesThe women slop water into the bowl


Synonymsspill, splatter


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Verb groupdisgorge, run out, shed, spill, spill

2. slop (motion) walk through mud or mire


SamplesWe had to splosh across the wet meadow.


Synonymsslosh, splash, splosh, squelch, squish


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)footslog, pad, plod, slog, tramp, trudge

3. slop (contact) ladle clumsily


SamplesSlop the food onto the plate.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lade, laden, ladle

4. slop (consumption) feed pigs


Synonymsswill


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)feed, give









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