(vulgar) Dog excrement.
(vulgar) Something disgusting, abominable, or useless.
*Used as an insulting epithet.
*Used as an insulting standard of comparison.
*Used to shock by exploiting normal human disgust reaction to feces.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .
(1645) (etyl) soupe, from (etyl) souppe, sope, from . See also sop.
Any of various dishes commonly made by combining liquids, such as water or stock with other ingredients, such as meat and vegetables, that contribute flavor and texture.
* c. 1430' (reprinted '''1888 ), Thomas Austin, ed., ''Two Fifteenth-century Cookery-books. Harleian ms. 279 (ab. 1430), & Harl. ms. 4016 (ab. 1450), with Extracts from Ashmole ms. 1429, Laud ms. 553, & Douce ms. 55 [Early English Text Society, Original Series; 91], London:
- Pho is a traditional Vietnamese soup .
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# (countable) A serving of such a dish, typically in a bowl.
# (uncountable) The liquid part of such a dish; the broth.
(figuratively) Any mixture or substance suggestive of soup consistency.
# (slang) Thick fog or cloud (also (pea soup)).
# (US, slang) Nitroglycerin or gelignite, especially when used for safe-cracking.
# (cant) Dope (illicit drug, used for making horses run faster or to change their personality).
# (photography) Processing chemicals into which film is dipped, such as developer.
# (biology) Liquid or gelatinous substrate, especially the mixture of organic compounds that is believe to have played a role in the origin of life on Earth.
- Soupes dorye. — Take gode almaunde mylke
# An unfortunate situation; trouble, problems (a fix, a mess); chaos.
- primordial soup
, title=(Jeeves in the Offing
, section=chapter I and X
, passage=B. Wickham had also the disposition and general outlook on life of a ticking bomb. In her society you always had the uneasy feeling that something was likely to go off at any moment with a pop. You never knew what she was going to do next or into what murky depths of soup' she would carelessly plunge you. [...] “It may be fun for her,” I said with one of my bitter laughs, “but it isn't so diverting for the unfortunate toads beneath the harrow whom she plunges so ruthlessly ' in the soup
# (surfing) The foamy portion of a wave.
* alphabet soup
* beef soup
* beer soup
* bird's nest soup
* bread soup
* canned soup
* chicken soup
* condensed soup
* cream soup
* dessert soup
* duck soup
* egg droup soup
* fish soup
* French onion soup
* fruit soup
* in the soup
* leek soup
* lentil soup
* miso soup
* mock turtle soup
* noodle soup
* oxtail soup
* pea soup
* primordial soup
* she-crab soup
* soup bowl
* soup du jour
* soup dumpling
* soup fire
* soup kitchen
* soup legs
* soup of the day
* soup plate
* soup's on
* soup sandwich
* soup to nuts
* soup up
* stone soup
* tomato soup
* vegetable soup
* wine soup
* winter melon soup
* word soup
* cream soup
* summer soup
(uncommon) To feed: to provide with soup or a meal.
* 1904 October, East is East and West is West'', in ''The Vassar Miscellany , volume 34, number 1, page 236:
* (rfdate), Diza Sauers, Historama , page 152:
- "I was so mad, I let him wait half an hour to-night before I souped him."
* 2008 , C Mark Chapoton, A Tale of Two Iditarods , page 34:
- She cooked huge stock pots and souped her dogs once a day.
To be in trouble or in difficulty (often passive--cf. (in the soup)).
- I souped the dogs, and went in for a bite. I ended up going back out and making my pups a full meal, then went back in and pigged out myself.
, author=(James Joyce
, passage=Luck I had the presenee [sic] of mind to dive into Manning's or I was souped
(photography) To develop (film) in a (chemical) developing solution.
* 1970 December, in The Rotarian , volume 117, number 6, page 31:
* 1991 , Ruth Jean Dale, Society Page :
- That girl Vivienne, by the way, once worked as a secretary in the workshop of The Rotarian, began "souping " her own snapshots at home, went from there to top rank as a New York color photographer specializing in small children
* 1998 , Edward Gorman, Cold Blue Midnight :
- "Then perhaps it won't surprise you to learn Annie's taking over the Sunday social column," Roz said. "You photo-guys'll be souping her film."
* 2005 , Jock Lauterer, Community Journalism: A Personal Approach , page 242:
- And her camera position had been completely out of his sight. Satisfied that she'd gotten everything she'd needed - much more, in fact - she went back inside and got to work. Jill had souped her first photographs while she'd been on
(obsolete) To sup or swallow.
- By 6 pm Beau and I are back at the paper, souping the film, when Woody rushes into the room.
(obsolete) To breathe out.