Slop vs Puddly - What's the difference?

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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.

slop

English

Etymology 1

Origin uncertain.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A loose outer garment; a jacket or overall.
  • (in the plural, obsolete) Loose trousers.
  • *, II.12:
  • *: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 .

    Etymology 2

    Probably representing (etyl) *(term), related to (slip).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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.
  • Synonyms
    * pig food: slops, hogwash, swill
    Derived terms
    * slops * slop-jar * slop-basin * slop-bowl * slop-pail

    Verb

  • to spill or dump liquid, especially over the rim of a container when it moves.
  • I slopped water all over my shirt.
  • To spill liquid upon; to soil with a spilled liquid.
  • * 1950 , Howard William Troyer, The salt and the savor (page 58)
  • a little Durham bull butted the pail and slopped him with the milk
  • In the game of pool or snooker to pocket a ball by accident; in billiards, to make an ill-considered shot.
  • to feed pigs
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    puddly

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Consisting of, or resembling, puddles; muddy; foul.