[ trol-uh p ]
/ ˈtrɒl əp /


an immoral or promiscuous woman, especially a prostitute.
an untidy or slovenly woman; slattern.

Origin of trollop

1605–15; earlier trollops; perhaps akin to troll1

Related forms

trol·lop·y, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for trollop


/ (ˈtrɒləp) /


a promiscuous woman, esp a prostitute
an untidy woman; slattern

Derived Forms

trollopy, adjective

Word Origin for trollop

C17: perhaps from German dialect Trolle prostitute; perhaps related to trull
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