[ slop-wurk ]
/ ˈslɒpˌwɜrk /
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the manufacture of cheap clothing.
clothing of this kind.
work that is carelessly or poorly done.
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OTHER WORDS FROM slopworkslopworker, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for slopwork
And thus what slopwork, what toymakers', ironmongers' stuff it all was!The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
If they are tailors, they compete with old women in making “slopwork” for the lower class of salesmen.
British Dictionary definitions for slopwork
/ (ˈslɒpˌwɜːk) /
the manufacture of cheap shoddy clothing or the clothes so produced
any work of low quality
Derived forms of slopworkslopworker, noun
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