soup


soup
soup NOUN a savoury liquid dish made by boiling meat, fish, or vegetables in stock or water.
VERB (soup up) informal 1) increase the power and efficiency of (an engine). 2) make more elaborate or impressive.
in the soup — Cf. ↑in the soup
ORIGIN Old French soupe 'sop, broth (poured on slices of bread)' , from Latin suppa.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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