1. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
2. Slang Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
a. Dense fog.
3. Primordial soup.
4. A chaotic or unfortunate situation.
soup up SlangIdiom:
To modify (something) so as to increase its capacity to perform or satisfy, especially to add horsepower or greater speed potential to (an engine or a vehicle).
in the soup Slang
Having difficulties; in trouble.
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