Definitions

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

  • noun A woman considered sexually promiscuous.
  • noun A woman prostitute.
  • noun A woman regarded as slovenly or unkempt.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To draggle; hang in a wet state.
  • To walk or work in a slovenly manner.
  • noun A loose, hanging rag.
  • noun A woman who is slovenly in dress, appearance, or habits; a slattern; a draggletail; also, a woman morally loose.

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

  • noun A stroller; a loiterer; esp., an idle, untidy woman; a slattern; a slut; a whore.

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

  • noun A woman held by others as retaining a vulgar and discourteous disposition.
  • noun derogatory A strumpet, a whore
  • verb to act in a sluggish or slovenly manner
  • verb to dangle soggily : become bedraggled
  • verb to behave like a trollop

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a woman adulterer
  • noun a dirty untidy woman

Etymologies

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

[Perhaps from troll, to roll about, wallow.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Origin uncertain; apparently connected with troll.

Examples

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  • Her amorous cousin, the trollop

    Ladles out love by the dollop

    In legend of old

    She's a heart of pure gold

    Snopes.com says that that's just codswallop!

    October 13, 2007

  • This word always makes me think of shellfish (maybe because it looks like "scallop") but it sure is fun to say! Trollop. Trollop!

    October 13, 2007

  • Or a spoonful of sour cream.

    October 13, 2007

  • Dollop. That's a Mom word. :-)

    Hey! No one made any Mom lists! Well, that's just wrong.

    October 13, 2007

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jodi-lampert/deconstructing-john-revis_b_102571.html

    "Now, here it is -- here is what John McCain said to Cindy McCain in 1992, during a prior campaign, in front of strangers and campaign workers and three members of the press:

    'At least I don't plaster on the make-up like a trollop, you cunt.'"

    June 12, 2008

  • Wow seanahan, that's harsh. And I can't believe I've never heard it before (though I have heard how horribly McCain treated his first wife, the one he dumped for Cindy).

    June 12, 2008

  • He deserves a wallop.

    June 12, 2008

  • I hope this word can be considered a good translation for mignotta, since I'm using it here.

    June 14, 2008

  • Oh, mignotta is an insult to a woman, meaning bitch but as an attitude, not as a real job (and more fun to say).

    June 14, 2008