slipslop

slipslop

(ˈslɪpˌslɒp)
n
1. (Cookery) archaic weak or unappetizing food or drink
2. informal maudlin or trivial talk or writing
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
Slipslop in Henry Fielding's Joseph Andrews is another notable example:
Slipslop is hard to consider as anything but a caricature as she tries to fill some interesting niches of her own with the wrong words, so Hazlitt's Pitt seems to have been pushed over the verge of caricature by the preposterous size of his ministerial deceit" (113).
This technique is very similar to one common in Fielding's novels, first pointed out in his doctoral dissertation by Wilhelm Fuger, one of the doyens of German narratology: "But we will be more courteous to our reader than he [the coachman] was to Mrs Slipslop, and leaving the coach and its company to pursue their journey, we will carry our reader on after Parson Adams [.