Slopping
Slop Slop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slopping}.] 1. To cause to overflow, as a liquid, by the motion of the vessel containing it; to spill. [1913 Webster]

2. To spill liquid upon; to soil with a liquid spilled. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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