slopwork

noun

slop·​work ˈsläp-ˌwərk How to pronounce slopwork (audio)
1
: the manufacture of cheap ready-made clothing
2
: hasty slovenly work

Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of slopwork was in 1849

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Cite this Entry

“Slopwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slopwork. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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