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[slip-slop] /ˈslɪpˌslɒp/
meaningless or trifling talk or writing.
Archaic. sloppy or weak food or drink.
Origin of slipslop
1665-75; gradational compound based on slop1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His energetic and splendid style of writing elevated the journalism of sports from the slipslop methods of his predecessors.

  • This last speech of slipslop raised a tempest in the mind of her mistress.

    Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 Henry Fielding
  • slipslop, let me hear some of thy nonsense, to turn my thoughts another way.

    Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 Henry Fielding
  • Upon which slipslop gave her an account of her meeting Adams with him on the road, and likewise the adventure with Fanny.

    Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 Henry Fielding
  • slipslop answered, she had told her ladyship so (as indeed she had).

    Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 Henry Fielding
  • Ruddy, the slipslop explorer, had gone in heels over head, so to speak.

    Pemrose Lorry, Camp Fire Girl Isabel Katherine Hornibrook
  • Mrs. slipslop went out, and the lady had scarce taken two turns before she fell to knocking and ringing with great violence.

    Joseph Andrews Vol. 1 Henry Fielding
  • Was he misunderstanding her on purpose, or giving a lesson on slipslop at such a provoking moment?

    Beechcroft at Rockstone Charlotte M. Yonge
  • First Mrs. slipslop incommodes the framework by her intrusion, and then Parson Adams enters to complete the disaster.

    The Heroine Eaton Stannard Barrett
British Dictionary definitions for slipslop


(archaic) weak or unappetizing food or drink
(informal) maudlin or trivial talk or writing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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