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slop bowl

dated A bowl or other receptacle into which the dregs and leftovers of tea or coffee are collected from drinkers' cups (i.e., so that they may be refilled with a fresh drink). Tabitha, will you please come take the slop bowl away and empty it? It's becoming conspicuously full.
See also: bowl, slop

slop around

1. To spill or splash out of some container as a result of being moved or sloshed around jerkily. The boat was rocking so badly in the waves that my drink kept slopping around at the table.
2. To cause something to spill or splash out of some container as a result of being moved or sloshed around jerkily. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "slop" and "around." Watch out—you keep slopping the soup around!
3. To plod heavily around in some messy, mucky substance. The kids love slopping around in the mud after it rains. This is my last week working on the farm, and I'll be pretty happy to not have to slop around in these fields anymore.
See also: around, slop

slop along

To plod heavily through some messy, mucky substance. The dirt path back to camp turned to total muck after the rain, so we had no choice but to slop along the whole way back. The fugitive slopped along in the sewers to avoid capture by the police.
See also: slop

slop onto

1. To spill or slosh onto someone or something as a result of being moved around jerkily. Hot soup slopped onto the bride after the waiter slipped on an ice cube that had fallen onto the ground. Be careful carrying that bucket of varnish—we don't want any to slop onto the brand-new decking!
2. To cause something to spill or slosh onto someone or something as a result of being moved around jerkily. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slop" and "onto." You need to be more careful while you're serving, or you're going to slop those drinks onto our guests! I can't believe he slopped paint onto my nice clothes!
3. To serve something messy or sloppy onto something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slop" and "onto." I just need to slop these cheeseburgers onto the buns, and then we'll be ready to eat! The lunch lady slopped some nasty-looking casserole onto my plate and told me to keep moving.
See also: slop

slop on

1. To spill or slosh onto someone or something as a result of being moved around jerkily. Hot soup slopped on the bride after the waiter slipped on an ice cube that had fallen onto the ground. Be careful carrying that bucket of varnish—we don't want any to slop on the brand-new decking!
2. To cause something to spill or slosh onto someone or something as a result of being moved around jerkily. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slop" and "on." You need to be more careful while you're serving, or you're going to slop those drinks on our guests! I can't believe he slopped paint on my nice clothes!
3. To serve something messy or sloppy onto something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slop" and "on." I just need to slop these cheeseburgers on the buns, and then we'll be ready to eat! The lunch lady slopped some nasty-looking casserole on my plate and told me to keep moving.
See also: on, slop

slop out

1. To spill or slosh out of something as a result of being moved around jerkily. He turned around very quickly and soup slopped out of the serving bowl and right onto my expensive suede shoes. Wine slopped out of her glass as she sat back into the sofa.
2. To cause something to spill or slosh out of something else as a result of being moved around jerkily. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slop" and "out." She stumbled into the wheelbarrow and slopped wet cement out all over the ground. The bumps in the road slopped water out of the buckets suspended from the handlebars of my bicycle.
3. To serve some liquid or messy food in a very fast, indelicate way. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "slop" and "out." I have to go slop out food at the local homeless shelter as part of my community service. Hey, don't slop the soup out like that—you're splashing it all over the tablecloth!
See also: out, slop

slop over

1. To spill or slosh over the side of something as a result of being moved or sloshed around jerkily. The boat was rocking so badly that water has started slopping over the handrails onto the deck. You need to stop moving so quickly or the soup will end up slopping over the side of the bowl!
2. To cover, coat, or drench someone or something as a result of being spilled, splashed, or sloshed. The whale performed a massive leap in its tank, and water slopped over the entire crowd. Wet cement slopped all over the pile of lumber when the wheelbarrow tipped over.
3. To cover someone or something with some liquid as a result of spilling, splashing, or sloshing it. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "slop" and "over." He was so drunk that he started slopping his drink all over the people he was dancing with. It looks like they just slopped tar over the cracked parts of the road, rather than fixing it properly.
See also: over, slop

slop

1. Food, especially semiliquid food, that is of particularly low quality or otherwise unappetizing. I'm so sick of the slop they've been serving us in the cafeteria.
2. Food or drinks that have not been completely eaten or drunk by someone; leftovers. Almost always written as "slops." We were so poor that we used to go around the bar filling our glasses with the slops left behind by other people. Having a dog is a great way to get rid of the slops when we're done eating, rather than having them go into a landfill.

slop around

 
1. [for someone] to splash around in a body of liquid, such as a bath. Timmy was in his bath, slopping around and singing. Bob is out in the pool, slopping around.
2. [for a liquid] to splash or rush around in a container. The water was slopping around in the bottom of the boat even though the lake we were traveling on was calm. There is some coffee left. I hear it slopping around in the bottom of the pot.
See also: around, slop

slop out (of something)

[for a liquid] to spill or splash out of a container. some of the orange juice slopped out of the container, making a mess on the table. some milk slopped out. Please clean it up.
See also: out, slop

slop over

[for a liquid] to splash out of or overflow a container. The milk slopped over and messed up the carpet. Her cup slopped over and spilled its contents on the kitchen table.
See also: over, slop

slop something around

to spill portions of a liquid here and there. Don't slop the milk around as you pour it. Please don't slop around the paint while you work.
See also: around, slop

slop something on(to) someone or something

to spill or splash a liquid onto someone or something. Don't slop the pancake batter onto yourself. Who slopped paint on the floor?
See also: on, slop

slop something over something

to spill or splash some liquid onto something. He slopped the starting fluid over the charcoal and lit it. The artist slopped some grape juice over the canvas and proceeded to spread it around in an artistic fashion.
See also: over, slop

Earp slop, bring the mop

tv. Someone has vomited. (Juvenile.) See what’s in the hall? Earp slop, bring the mop.
See also: bring, Earp, mop

slopped

mod. alcohol intoxicated. I’ve never seen a senior citizen so inelegantly slopped as was Walter.
See also: slop

slop(s)

n. bad beer; inferior liquor. Why do we have to drink slops like this? Can’t Tom afford to give his guests something decent?
See also: slop

slop

verb
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A CRIMINAL awarded pounds 2,000 compensation for having to slop out in prison has been sent back to jail - after blowing it on heroin.
Some pounds 11million has already been paid to prisoners, who argued their human rights were breached by having to slop out in shared cells.
PRISONERS forced to slop out in Scotland's jails were paid pounds 4million in compensation last year alone, it was revealed yesterday.
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Last month, the airgun killer of a two-year-old boy demanded pounds 93,000 for being forced to slop out.
Ministers blamed an 'administrative error' for the blunder, which means it is too late to appeal against the decision that prisoners forced to slop out are eligible to claim compensation.