slop Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “slop” - English Dictionary

"slop" in American English

See all translations

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)







"slop" in British English

See all translations

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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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…
What is the pronunciation of slop?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“slop” in English

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

droid

a robot (= a machine controlled by computer) that is made to look like a human

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More