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slopshop

[ slop-shop ]
/ ˈslɒpˌʃɒp /
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noun

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

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Origin of slopshop

First recorded in 1715–25; slop2 + shop
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Example sentences from the Web for slopshop

  • 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
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