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slop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslopslop1 /slɒp $ slɑːp/ verb (slopped, slopping) 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]LIQUID if liquid slops somewhere, it moves around or over the edge of a container in an uncontrolled way syn splash 🔊 Coffee slopped over the rim of her cup. 🔊 With each wave, more water slopped into the cabin.2 [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to put a liquid somewhere in a careless way 🔊 She put the glass down, slopping beer onto the table.3 [transitive] American EnglishTA to feed slop to pigs → slop around/about → slop out→ See Verb table
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slop• As she slopped about in the cooling water, Jess pondered over this peculiarity.• It is wrong to slop and make messes that others have to clear up behind one.• With each wave a gush of water spurted up into your armpit and slopped into the cabin.• And beneath his feet Hencke could hear the terrifying noise of water beginning to slop its way through the bilges.• Now it passed even closer and made a circle, so tight that the wash slopped on to our deck.• As a result, we shall end overcrowding by 1995 and slopping out by 1994.• There has been talk of a commitment to do away with slopping out by 1994.• Jan slopped two tea bags into the bin and scooped sugar into her cup.
slopslop2 noun [uncountable] (also slops [plural]) 🔊 🔊 1 TAwaste food that can be used to feed animals2 British EnglishHBHLIQUID dirty water or urine 🔊 Prisoners had to use slop buckets at night.3 UNPLEASANTFOOD informal food that is too soft and tastes bad 🔊 Do you actually expect us to eat this slop?
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slop• Happy as a hog in slop, is what I am.• Drawbacks are the introduction of a bit more slop in the system and the potential for reduced access in tight spots.• What you get: automatic, maximum traction in all off-and on-road slop for the very lazy.• I'm not eating that slop.• Behind the slop was a grass back.
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Verb table
slop
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslop
he, she, itslops
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslopped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slopped
he, she, ithas slopped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slopped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slop
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slopped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slopping
he, she, itis slopping
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you, we, theyare slopping
Past
I, he, she, itwas slopping
you, we, theywere slopping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slopping
he, she, ithas been slopping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slopping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slopping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slopping
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