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.

Nearby words

  1. sloper,
  2. sloppy,
  3. sloppy joe,
  4. sloppy joe's,
  5. slopshop,
  6. slorm,
  7. slosh,
  8. sloshed,
  9. sloshy,
  10. slot

Origin of slopwork

First recorded in 1840–50; slop2 + work

Related formsslop·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 Formsslopworker, noun

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