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[slip-slop] /ˈslɪpˌslɒp/
meaningless or trifling talk or writing.
Archaic. sloppy or weak food or drink.
Origin of slipslop
First recorded in 1665-75; gradational compound based on slop1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • slipslop answered, she had told her ladyship so (as indeed she had).

    Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 Henry Fielding
  • This last speech of slipslop raised a tempest in the mind of her mistress.

    Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 Henry Fielding
  • His energetic and splendid style of writing elevated the journalism of sports from the slipslop methods of his predecessors.

  • 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
  • First Mrs. slipslop incommodes the framework by her intrusion, and then Parson Adams enters to complete the disaster.

    The Heroine

    Eaton Stannard Barrett
  • 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
  • slipslop, let me hear some of thy nonsense, to turn my thoughts another way.

    Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 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
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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