slop etymology

English word slop comes from Old English *sloppe

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Detailed word origin of slop

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sloppe Old English (ang)
slop English (eng) (transitive) In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.. (transitive) To spill liquid upon; to soil with a spilled liquid.. (transitive) to feed pigs. (transitive) to spill or dump liquid, especially over the rim of a container when it moves. (chiefly, plural) Inferior, weak drink or liquid food.. (dated) Human urine or [...]