Slops vs Slaps - What's the difference?

slops | slaps |


As nouns the difference between slops and slaps

is that slops is scraps that will be fed to animals, particularly to hogs while slaps is .

As a verb slaps is

(slap).

slops

English

Noun

(head)
  • Scraps that will be fed to animals, particularly to hogs.
  • I don't mind slopping the hogs, I just mind the stench of the slops .
  • (in the plural, nautical, dated) clothing and bedding issued to sailors
  • (in the plural, nautical, dated) sailors' breeches ending just below the knees or above the ankles, worn mainly in XVIII century
  • * 2012 , Nelson's navy , by Philip Haythornthwaite, page 26:
  • The original "slops " were voluminous breeches of about knee length, reminiscent of 17th century "", worn with stockings; these continue to be depicted as late as 1790s, but trousers, first introduced as slop-clothing in 1720s, were more functional and more popular.
  • (in the plural, dated) The dirty wastewater of a house.
  • (A direct quote from: 1897 Universal Dictionary of the English Language , v 4 p 4310)

    Synonyms

    * slop, hogwash, swill

    slaps

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • A two-player reaction game in which opponents slap each other's hands. See
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (slap)
  • Anagrams

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