slopwork

[ slop-wurk ]

noun
  1. the manufacture of cheap clothing.

  2. clothing of this kind.

  1. work that is carelessly or poorly done.

Origin of slopwork

1
First recorded in 1840–50; slop2 + work

Other words from slopwork

  • slopworker, noun

Words Nearby slopwork

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British Dictionary definitions for slopwork

slopwork

/ (ˈslɒpˌwɜːk) /


noun
  1. the manufacture of cheap shoddy clothing or the clothes so produced

  2. any work of low quality

Derived forms of slopwork

  • slopworker, noun

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