Origin: Du slurpen, to sip, lap, akin to German schlürfen; probably ultimately from Indo-European echoic base an unverified form serbh-, to slurp from source Classical Latin sorbere, to suck inch(es)
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verb slurped, slurp·ing, slurps verb, transitive
- A loud sucking noise made in eating or drinking.
- Slang A mouthful of a liquid: took a slurp of grape juice.
Origin: Dutch slurpen.