Weep vs Slob - What's the difference?

weep | slob |

As nouns the difference between weep and slob

is that weep is the lapwing; the wipe while slob is (informal|disapproving) a lazy and slovenly person.

As a verb weep

is to cry; shed tears.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) wepen, from (etyl) .


  • To cry; shed tears.
  • * Longfellow
  • They wept together in silence.
  • To lament; to complain.
  • * Bible, Numbers xi. 13
  • They weep unto me, saying, Give us flesh, that we may eat.
  • (medicine, of a, wound or sore) To produce secretions.
  • To flow in drops; to run in drops.
  • a weeping spring, which discharges water slowly
  • * Shakespeare
  • The blood weeps from my heart.
  • To hang the branches, as if in sorrow; to be pendent; to droop; said of a plant or its branches.
  • (obsolete) To weep over; to bewail.
  • * Prior
  • Fair Venus wept the sad disaster / Of having lost her favorite dove.
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * weep in one's beer * weepy * weeping willow

    Etymology 2

    Imitative of its cry.


    (en noun)
  • The lapwing; the wipe.
  • slob



    (en noun)
  • (informal, disapproving) A lazy and slovenly person.
  • (derogatory) A lazy, obese person.
  • Derived terms

    * slobdom