Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The manufacture of inexpensive, low-quality, ready-to-wear clothes.
  • n. Cheap ready-to-wear clothes.
  • n. Careless or hasty work.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The manufacture of slops, or cheap ready-made clothing.
  • n. Clothing of this kind.
  • n. Hasty, slovenly work of any kind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The manufacture of slops, or cheap ready-made clothing; also, such clothing; hence, hasty, slovenly work of any kind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The manufacture of slops, or cheap clothing for sale ready-made.
  • n. The cheap clothing so made.
  • n. Hence, any work done superficially or poorly.

Etymologies

slop +‎ work (Wiktionary)

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