- the manufacture of cheap clothing.
- clothing of this kind.
- work that is carelessly or poorly done.
Origin of slopwork
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Examples from the Web for slopwork
And thus what slopwork, what toymakers', ironmongers' stuff it all was!The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
If they are tailors, they compete with old women in making “slopwork” for the lower class of salesmen.
- the manufacture of cheap shoddy clothing or the clothes so produced
- any work of low quality
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