Definition of slurp in English:

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Pronunciation: /sləːp/


[with object]
Drink or eat (something) with a loud sucking noise: she slurped her coffee [no object]: he slurped noisily from a wine glass
More example sentences
  • Mom lectured as she snatched Jason's drink and began slurping it up.
  • The last thing I remember before I drifted off to sleep was the annoying slurping noise of him sucking on his thumb.
  • When the waitress returned with everybody else's drinks, Jason snatched the white cappuccino mug and noisily slurped the foam beginning to overflow atop the glass.


1A loud sucking sound made while drinking or eating: she drank it down with a loud slurp
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  • Silence developed between the two, the only noise being the slurps from Duncan drinking his coffee and Carl pulling out a plate from the cupboard.
  • As usual, the food mountain expressed itself in quivering, groaning, and loud slurps.
  • He came toward me in the darkness and stretched out his neck, put his head down to the water and drank with noisy slurps.
1.1A mouthful of liquid drunk with a loud sucking sound: he took a noisy slurp of his beer
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  • ‘I'm not really like this character, no,’ says Capaldi, as he reaches for a slurp of americano.
  • Even before I'd taken a slurp of the broth, I felt better.
  • Another slurp of wine and out with my favourite wok.



Example sentences
  • A home-made coleslaw, full of organic vegetables and coated in unctuous mayonnaise, accompanies a baked potato admirably, the slurpy dressing removing the need for any added butter.
  • Now, I'm not against people over the age of 35 getting some action but these two were going for it: tongues, slurpy noises, blissful grins and snuggles and all.
  • Once you actually witness the event in its messy, slurpy, all-over-the place glory, the mystery has gone.


Mid 17th century: from Dutch slurpen.

Words that rhyme with slurp

burp, chirp, Earp, twerp, usurp

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