noun[mass noun] North American informal
Another term for trail mix.
- Take a break from gorp and beef jerky and make lunch on a day hike a feast.
- The breakfasts were hearty - pancakes with berries, bagels and eggs - and lunches included make-your-own gorp.
- They radiate good health as they unpack bags of gorp, apples, whole-wheat pitas, and huge water bottles.
1970s: perhaps an acronym from good old raisins and peanuts.
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