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[sloh-per] /ˈsloʊ pər/
a person or thing that slopes.
Tailoring. a basic pattern developed on paper by drafting or in cloth by draping, but with seam allowances omitted, used as a tool to create other patterns.
Origin of sloper
slope + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The doctor was really proud of this acquaintance, and to lower people would boast of his intimacy with his friend sloper.

  • “Here we are,” said sloper, stopping in front of a public-house in a narrow street.

    Blue Lights R.M. Ballantyne
  • sloper and Buckley, who were both wounded, had to leave the fight.

  • The particular sloper house is quite easy of identification.

    Fifth Avenue Arthur Bartlett Maurice
  • That they were the "light reading" of adults, the equivalent of to-day's Ally sloper or the penny dreadful, is much more probable.

  • sloper was a long, sanctimonious individual, very religious and very bald.

    Three Elephant Power Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
  • Dr. sloper would have liked to be proud of his daughter; but there was nothing to be proud of in poor Catherine.

    Washington Square Henry James
  • I could get some delicate gray cashmere, and Mrs. sloper can cut and fit it, and you and I can make it evenings.

    Uncle Terry Charles Clark Munn
  • Mr. sloper is married again, not much to Nanny's, or anybody's satisfaction.

  • Morris Townsend came again, some five days afterwards; but Dr. sloper was not called, as he was absent from home at the time.

    Washington Square Henry James

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