Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

slop +‎ work

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