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slipslop

[slip-slop] /ˈslɪpˌslɒp/
noun
1.
meaningless or trifling talk or writing.
2.
Archaic. sloppy or weak food or drink.
Origin of slipslop
1665-1675
First recorded in 1665-75; gradational compound based on slop1
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Examples from the Web for slip-slop
Historical Examples
  • The ingenious Mr Cargrim was by no means pleased with this slip-slop method of conducting business.

    The Bishop's Secret

    Fergus Hume
  • He could only drive in a slip-slop amateur way and aimlessly zigzagged down the sloping bank which fell away to the high road.

    Red Money Fergus Hume
  • There was no slip-slop, burlesque, or indistinctness about William Cobbett.

  • Here is a specimen of the slip-slop with which so many thousand reams of paper have lately been spoiled.

  • Your morning draught was well enough, but we don't care for your evening slip-slop.

    Over the Teacups Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • He had heard the slip-slop of the loose slippers, the tinkle of spoon against china, and then a faint tap.

    Command William McFee
British Dictionary definitions for slip-slop

slip-slop

noun
1.
(South African) a rubber-soled sandal attached to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the next toe

slipslop

/ˈslɪpˌslɒp/
noun
1.
(archaic) weak or unappetizing food or drink
2.
(informal) maudlin or trivial talk or writing
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