Definition of slop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//slɒp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//slɑːp//
    [uncountable] (also slops [plural])
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  1. 1waste food, sometimes fed to animals
  2. 2liquid or partly liquid waste, for example urine or dirty water from baths a slop bucket She emptied the slops into the gutter.
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent. (in the sense ‘to spill, splash’). Early use of the noun denoted ‘slushy mud’, the first of the current senses (‘unappetizing food’) dating from the mid 17th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slop