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[glop] /glɒp/
noun, Informal.
1.
unappetizing food, especially of a semiliquid consistency.
2.
any messy substance, especially of a semiliquid consistency.
3.
sentimentality; mawkishness.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; expressive word akin to goop, gulp
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  • The resulting glop stayed firm and stretchy whatever the temperature.
  • So we've got to kind of glop those together into one pattern of thinking.
British Dictionary definitions for glop

gloop

/ɡluːp/
noun
1.
(informal) any messy sticky fluid or substance
Derived Forms
gloopy, especially (US) gloppy, adjective
Word Origin
C20: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for glop
n.

1943, imitative of the sound of something viscous and unappetizing hitting a dinner plate.

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Slang definitions & phrases for glop

glop

noun
  1. Any viscous fluid or mixture; goo, gook, gunk: dimes that rolled into the glop (1943+)
  2. Sentimentality; maudlin trash; schmaltz: That is very dull. I hate glop
verb

To smear; daub: By glopping strings and chorales onto Tin Pan Alley lyrics, Nashville responded to rock's commercial success (1980s+)


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