slurping

slurp

[slurp]
verb (used with object)
1.
to ingest (food or drink) with loud sucking noises: He slurped his coffee.
verb (used without object)
2.
to make loud sucking noises while eating or drinking: to slurp when eating soup.
noun
3.
an intake of food or drink with a noisy sucking sound: He finished his milk in about three slurps.
4.
any lapping or splashing sound: the slurp of the waves against the hull.

Origin:
1640–50; < Dutch slurpen (v.)

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slurp (slɜːp)
 
vb
1.  to eat or drink (something) noisily
 
n
2.  a sound produced in this way
 
[C17: from Middle Dutch slorpen to sip; related to German schlürfen]

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slurp
1648, from Du. slurpen, perhaps of imitative origin (cf. Ger. schlurfen). The noun is first recorded 1949.
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