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slopverb [I or T, + adv/prep]

uk   /slɒp/  us   /slɑːp/ (-pp-)
to cause a liquid to flow over the edge of a container through not taking care or making a rough movement: Careful, you've just slopped coffee all over the carpet! Water slopped out of the bucket as he carried it up the stairs.

slopnoun

uk   /slɒp/  us   /slɑːp/
[U] informal disapproving food that is more liquid than it should be and is therefore unpleasant: Have you tried the slop that they call curry in the canteen?slops [plural] (also slop) liquid or wet food waste, especially when it is fed to animals: We feed the slops to the pigs. There's a tray under each tap to catch the beer slops.
Translations of “slop”
in Vietnamese tràn ra, sánh ra…
in Spanish derramar(se), verter(se)…
in Thai ทำหก…
in Malaysian melimpah…
in French renverser, déborder…
in German schwappen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使液體)晃蕩, (使)溢出,濺出…
in Indonesian mengguncang…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使液体)晃荡, (使)溢出,溅出…
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