Took a slurp of grape juice.
The mud slurped under our shoes.
Origin of slurp
- Dutch slurpen
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle Dutch slurpen, slorpen (“to sip, slurp"), from Old Dutch *slurpen, from Proto-Germanic *slarpanÄ… (“to sip, slurp"), from Proto-Indo-European *srebÊ°-, *srobÊ°- (“to sip, slurp, gulp"). Cognate with West Frisian slurvje (“to slurp"), German schlÃ¼rfen (“to sip, slurp"), Swedish slurpa (“to slurp"), Middle High German sÃ¼rfeln, sÃ¼rpfeln (“to sip, slurp"), Latin sorbeÅ (“to suck up, imbibe, absorb").