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Definition of "slop" [slop]

  • Spilled or splashed liquid. (noun)
  • Soft mud or slush. (noun)
  • Unappetizing watery food or soup. (noun)
  • Waste food used to feed pigs or other animals; swill. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • Mash remaining after alcohol distillation. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "slop" in a sentence
  • "He was old but he was still winning ballgames throwing what we call slop—a screwball here, take a little off there, bust a fastball in on your fists."
  • "This kind of slop is creeping into discourse everywhere, the cultural influence of Bush Republicanism is going to live long after he is history."
  • "A great bait for slop is one called the Bill Norman Weed Walker."