slopwork

[ slop-wurk ]
/ ˈslɒpˌwɜrk /
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noun

the manufacture of cheap clothing.
clothing of this kind.
work that is carelessly or poorly done.

Origin of slopwork

First recorded in 1840–50; slop2 + work

Related forms

slop·work·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slopwork

slopwork

/ (ˈslɒpˌwɜːk) /

noun

the manufacture of cheap shoddy clothing or the clothes so produced
any work of low quality

Derived Forms

slopworker, noun
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