Slop vs Puddly - What's the difference?
As a noun slop
is a loose outer garment; a jacket or overall or slop
can be (uncountable) a liquid or semi-solid; goo, paste, mud, domestic liquid waste.
As a verb slop
is to spill or dump liquid, especially over the rim of a container when it moves.
As an adjective puddly is
consisting of, or resembling, puddles; muddy; foul.
A loose outer garment; a jacket or overall.
(in the plural, obsolete) Loose trousers.
*:Chrysippus said that some Philosophers would in open view of all men shew a dozen of tumbling-tricks, yea, without any slops or breeches, for a dozen of olives.
* Sir Philip Sidney
- A pair of slops .
Probably representing (etyl) *(term), related to (slip).
(uncountable) A liquid or semi-solid; goo, paste, mud, domestic liquid waste.
scraps used as food for pigs
(dated) Human urine or excrement.
Water or other liquid carelessly spilled or thrown about, as upon a table or a floor; a puddle; a soiled spot.
(chiefly, plural) Inferior, weak drink or liquid food.
* pig food: slops, hogwash, swill
to spill or dump liquid, especially over the rim of a container when it moves.
To spill liquid upon; to soil with a spilled liquid.
* 1950 , Howard William Troyer, The salt and the savor (page 58)
- I slopped water all over my shirt.
In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.
to feed pigs
- a little Durham bull butted the pail and slopped him with the milk
Consisting of, or resembling, puddles; muddy; foul.