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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.


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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)feed, give

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