(noun, verb)


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

Similar word(s): pigswill, pigwash, slops, swill

Definition categories: food, feed, provender

2. deep soft mud in water or slush

- they waded through the slop

Similar word(s): mire

Definition categories: substance, clay, mud

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

- she carried out the sink slops

Definition categories: substance, waste

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

- he lived on the thin slops that food kitchens provided

Definition categories: food

5. writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental

Similar word(s): glop, mush, treacle

Definition categories: communication, sentimentalism


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

Similar word(s): spill, splatter

Definition categories: contact, displace, move

2. walk through mud or mire

Similar word(s): slosh, splash, splosh, squelch, squish

Definition categories: motion, footslog, pad, plod, slog, tramp, trudge

3. ladle clumsily

- slop the food onto the plate

Definition categories: contact, lade, laden, ladle

4. feed pigs

Similar word(s): swill

Definition categories: consumption, feed, give

Sentences with slop as a verb:

- I slopped water all over my shirt.