[ sloh-per ]

  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

1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sloper in a sentence

  • The edifice in which the Slopers lived and its neighbours were then thought to embody the last results of architectural science.

    Fifth Avenue | Arthur Bartlett Maurice
  • The Miss Slopers had been but two in number, and both of them had married early in life.

    Washington Square | Henry James
  • The Slopers have come to their cottage on Q Street, and come to stay.

    Their Pilgrimage | Charles Dudley Warner