[ slop-shop ]

  1. a store at which cheap, ready-made clothing may be purchased.

Origin of slopshop

First recorded in 1715–25; slop2 + shop

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

How to use slopshop in a sentence

  • At the first slopshop I encountered in the suburbs of the town, I got a carpet-bag and a clerical-looking suit.

    A Rogue's Life | Wilkie Collins
  • slopshop, a tailors shop where inferior work is done, and where cheap goods are sold.

    The Slang Dictionary | John Camden Hotten
  • So that as soon as my comrade was decently array'd at the first slopshop we came to, 'twas high time to seek an inn.

    The Splendid Spur | Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  • Here was no jig-saw, paper-patterned, conventional German or French slopshop toy, daubed over with ill-smelling paint.

    The Jack-Knife Man | Ellis Parker Butler