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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 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
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A LOOPHOLE that enables prisoners who "slop out" to sue the government was closed by MSPs last night.
The figure was revealed yesterday as prison chiefs announced plans to make cash offers to up to 300 prisoners who had to slop out in shared cells.
The Court of Session ruled armed robber Robert Napier's human rights had been breached because he was forced to slop out in Barlinnie.
Last month, the airgun killer of a two-year-old boy demanded pounds 93,000 for being forced to slop out.
THE mother of a murdered teenager has slammed the decision to pay pounds 44million compensation to cons forced to slop out.
PRISONERS forced to slop out while in jail are to be offered one-off compensation payments of pounds 7000.
Last month, the callous airgun killer of a two-year-old boy demanded pounds 93,000 compensation for being forced to slop out.
The SPS set aside the cash after a court awarded prisoner Robert Napier pounds 2,400 in April for having to slop out at Glasgow's Barlinnie jail.
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.
They are among 800 inmates who claim they have been "traumatised and damaged" by being forced to slop out - collecting and dumping their own waste because there are no flush toilets in their cells.
DOESN'T it just make your heart bleed to think of that poor, degraded con who felt so ashamed at having to slop out in Barlinnie that he sued the Scottish Executive?
What about the nurses who have to slop out as part of their job?
MORE than 700 prisoners who are forced to slop out their cells have started legal proceedings against the Department of Justice.
SCOTTISH Socialist leader Tommy Sheridan demanded he be allowed to "slop out" like other prisoners in Barlinnie last week.