goop vs sludge what difference

what is difference between goop and sludge

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡuːp/
  • Rhymes: -uːp

Noun

goop (usually uncountable, plural goops)

  1. (informal, usually uncountable) A thick, slimy substance; goo.
  2. (countable, informal, derogatory, dated) A silly, stupid, or boorish person.

Derived terms

  • goopy

Verb

goop (third-person singular simple present goops, present participle gooping, simple past and past participle gooped)

  1. (informal) To apply a thick, slimy, or goo-like substance.
  2. (informal, possibly obsolete) To stare; gawk.

Translations

References

  • “goop” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster’s Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987–1996.

Anagrams

  • PoGo, pogo


English

Etymology

Possibly related to slush.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /slʌdʒ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌdʒ

Noun

sludge (countable and uncountable, plural sludges)

  1. Solids separated from suspension in a liquid.
  2. A residual semi-solid material left from industrial, water treatment, or wastewater treatment processes.
  3. A sediment of accumulated minerals in a steam boiler.
  4. A mass of small pieces of ice on the surface of a body of water.
  5. (uncountable, music) sludge metal

Synonyms

  • (separated solids): mud, mire, ooze, slush

Derived terms

Translations

Descendants

  • Italian: sludge

Verb

sludge (third-person singular simple present sludges, present participle sludging, simple past and past participle sludged)

  1. (intransitive, informal) To slump or slouch.
  2. (intransitive) To slop or drip slowly.

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