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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.
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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.
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30am as Mrs Windsor's bath-water might slop around.
Seven of the last eight Masters have been rain-affected and players and spectators alike forced to slop around in mud.
One day I like to dress to impress and the next I like to slop around in old combats and a T- shirt.
It is difficult to understand how a series which involves nothing more stimulating than watching not very appetising people slop around a stage set like bears in a pit, reacting to the stress of incarceration, boredom and being spied-on by sleeping, eating, scratching themselves and being unpleasant to each other (disguised on occasion as aggressive sexual interest), has managed to last so long.
If your child is sick enough to be in hospital, you should take it seriously, not slop around in your nightdress like you were still at home slobbing in front of the TV.