AskDefine | Define lop

Dictionary Definition



1 cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body" [syn: discerp, sever]
2 cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden" [syn: snip, clip, crop, trim, dress, prune, cut back] [also: lopping, lopped]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /lɒp/
    Rhymes with: -ɒp

Etymology 1

From loppe, *hloppa. Confer Swedish loppe.


  1. A flea.
    Hadway wi ye man, ye liftin wi lops


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Etymology 2

From loppe.




Extensive Definition

Lop may refer to:

See also

  • LOP, a three-letter abbreviation
lop in French: Lop

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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