A slang term used by members of the United States Army to describe a fellow soldier whose performance is unsatisfactory. This term is often shortened to just "soup."
The term expresses a state of extreme uselessness, which can be understood by considering the functionality and worth of soup between two slices of bread.
"You are SOUP, private! You are a dog-gone SOUP SANDWICH! DROP!"
A term used by all branches of the United States military services to describe one whose performance is even with or above satisfactory level, and that has continued such performance consistantly for an extended period of time. Alternately, this term may be applied to objects, placed, events, or generally anything that presents a high level of military order and discipline.
"Damn, private, you are squared away."
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1. A military slang used to describe a soldier who lacks organizational skills, which is partially interchangable with soup. Soup sandwich typically is used for more serious levels of unsatisfactory performance, while ate up is used more frequently.
Synonyms: Soup Sandwich, Soup
2. The feeling of hangover experienced following the use of the illicit substance, MDMA, known on the streets as ecstasy.
"Private you are ate-the poot-up!"
"Man, I haven't been hungry all day. I'm too ate up from last night."
A slang used in the United States Army to describe a soldier whose performance is lacking. Dirtbag is typically used to describe a soldier with long term performance issues, whereas similar US Army slang, such as "Ate up" and "Soup sandwich" are used in the short term. All soldiers have at one time or another been designated as "Ate up" or "Soup Sandwich," but only those with significant long term problems are labelled as being dirtbags.
"Soldier, you were once just ate up, but now you're becoming a real dirt bag. Are you proud?"
A phrase used by the United States Army and United States Marine Corps to describe a member of the service who performs extremely well in terms of garrison performance, and is far above the degree of excellence expected in terms of battle related skills.
"That Sergeant Smith is one hard charging troop!"
Note - Generic name used to protect the innocent. If this is your name, first, congratulations on becoming an NCO. Secondly, there have been roughly two million people with your name and title.
A slang term used by non-airborn personel in the United States Army to playfully describe airborn personel.
"I was given the option to go airborn on my orders, but I'm not dirt dart!"
A term that is slang for a more formal set of orders in the United States Army. Drop is a command that may replace the set, "Half left face! Front leaning rest position, move!" This order is used when instructing a soldier of lesser rank to do pushups as a method of discipline for minor infractions.
"You're SOUP, private! DROP!"