American English

Definition of soup noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable, countable]
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  •  a liquid food made by boiling meat, vegetables, etc. in water, often eaten as the first course of a meal a bowl of soup chicken soup canned/packaged soups a soup spoon/plate
  • Idioms
    from soup to nuts (informal)
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    from beginning to end She told me the whole story from soup to nuts.
    in the soup (informal)
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    in trouble We're all in the soup now.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: soup