Definition of gorp in English:

Share this entry

gorp

Pronunciation: /ɡɔːp/

noun

[mass noun] North American informal
Another term for trail mix.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

1970s: perhaps an acronym from good old raisins and peanuts.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: gorp

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.