/ (ˈdʒɒləp) /
British informal a cream or unguent
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Word Origin for jollop
C20: from French jalap, from Spanish jalapa, from purga de Jalapa purge of Jalapa, Jalapa being a city in Mexico
Words nearby jollop
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Example sentences from the Web for jollop
“Let him mind his salts-and-senna and jollop,” said Jack sharply.Bunyip Land|George Manville Fenn