[ slip-slop ]

  1. meaningless or trifling talk or writing.

  2. Archaic. sloppy or weak food or drink.

Origin of slipslop

First recorded in 1665–75; gradational compound based on slop1

Words Nearby slipslop Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slipslop in a sentence

  • 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 (1 of 2)


/ (ˈslɪpˌslɒp) /

  1. archaic weak or unappetizing food or drink

  2. informal maudlin or trivial talk or writing

British Dictionary definitions for slip-slop (2 of 2)


  1. Southern African a rubber-soled sandal attached to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the next toe

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