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sloper

[sloh-per]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that slopes.
  2. Tailoring. a basic pattern developed on paper by drafting or in cloth by draping, but with seam allowances omitted, used as a tool to create other patterns.

Origin of sloper

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Examples from the Web for sloper

Historical Examples

  • So I said to Sloper, "Why, b-because they both get blown—in time!"

    The Universal Reciter

    Various

  • “Here we are,” said Sloper, stopping in front of a public-house in a narrow street.

    Blue Lights

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Dr. Sloper had his theory, and he rarely altered his theories.

  • Mr. Sloper is married again, not much to Nanny's, or anybody's satisfaction.

  • The firm of Sloper and Dodge, publishers and printers, was in great distress.

    Three Elephant Power

    Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson