slopwork

[slop-wurk]

Origin of slopwork

First recorded in 1840–50; slop2 + work
Related formsslop·work·er, noun
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slopwork

noun
  1. the manufacture of cheap shoddy clothing or the clothes so produced
  2. any work of low quality
Derived Formsslopworker, noun
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