Origin of trollop
Examples from the Web for trollop
"But Christian Killip is nothing but a trollop, anyway, sir," said Csar.The Manxman|Hall Caine
But besides being nervous, that trollop of a Satin was lacking in respect.
They'd like to live in hotels, and trollop about the streets day and night.In the Year of Jubilee|George Gissing
The ole man's in jail in Atlanty er some'rs else, the boys is done run'd off, an' the gal's a trollop.Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches|Joel Chandler Harris
In the opening scenes she was the trollop, no less, that Fanny was.Interpreters|Carl Van Vechten
British Dictionary definitions for trollop
Word Origin for trollop
Word Origin and History for trollop
1610s, "slovenly woman," probably from troll (v.) in sense of "roll about, wallow."
[A] certain Anne Hayward, wife of Gregory Hayward of Beighton, did in the parishe church of Beighton aforesaid in the time of Divine Service or Sermon there, and when the Minister was reading & praying, violently & boisterously presse & enter into the seat or place where one Elizabeth, wife of Robert Spurlinir, was quietly at her Devotion & Duty to Almighty God and then and there did quarrel chide & braule & being evilly & inalitiously bent did use then and there many rayleing opprobrious Speeches & Invectives against the said Elizabeth calling her Tripe & Trallop, to the great disturbance both of the Minister and Congregation. [Archdeaconry of Sudbury, Suffolk, Court Proceedings, 1682]