[ slop-wurk ]
/ ˈslɒpˌwɜrk /
the manufacture of cheap clothing.
clothing of this kind.
work that is carelessly or poorly done.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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OTHER WORDS FROM slopworkslopworker, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for slopwork
If they are tailors, they compete with old women in making “slopwork” for the lower class of salesmen.
And thus what slopwork, what toymakers', ironmongers' stuff it all was!The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
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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