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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 stew 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.
(Definition of slop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slopverb [I/T]

us   /slɑp/ -pp-
(of a liquid) to flow or fall over the edge of a container, or to cause a liquid to do this: [I] The coffee slopped onto the tablecloth.
(Definition of slop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slop”
in Spanish derramar(se), verter(se)…
in Vietnamese tràn ra, sánh ra…
in Malaysian melimpah…
in Thai ทำหก…
in French renverser, déborder…
in German schwappen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使液体)晃荡, (使)溢出,溅出…
in Indonesian mengguncang…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使液體)晃蕩, (使)溢出,濺出…
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