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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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Four bolts holding crankshaft gear to crank were loose, allowing gear to slop around and cause wear of gears and coupler.
Of course because it wouldn't do to just slop around carefully prepared food, the Do&Co facility also trains airline crew in how to serve it in an appealing manner.
Don't slop around the house all day in your pyjamas.
She was like 'Now love, don't let yourself go, men are very visual and I think it's important you wake up in the morning and get yourself together, don't slop around the house all day in your pajamas,'" Kerr remembered her grandmother telling her.
Don't slop around the house all day in your pyjamas," Contactmusic quoted her as telling the UK edition of VOGUE.
30am as Mrs Windsor's bath-water might slop around.