slip-slop, noun

Origin:
English, AfrikaansShow more Perhaps from general English slip-slop to move with a flapping sound; or adaptation of general English flip-flop, perhaps influenced by Afrikaans slof easy slipper; or named for the slip-on nature of the sandal, and its loose fit.
colloquial
A slip-on beach sandal consisting of a thick rubber sole with a V-shaped thong, attached to it on either side of the instep and between the first and second toes; plakkie sense 2; slop. Also attributive.
1970 M. Weitzman Informant, JohannesburgA type of rubber sandal. She is wearing blue slip slops.
1976 Blossom in Darling 4 Feb. 87One slip-slop. I lost the other one on South Beach when we was down at Durbs last.
1976 J. McClure Rogue Eagle 31Knotted blouse, blue jeans and slip-slop sandals.
1981 E. Prov. Herald 3 Mar. 11At the end of last year we had..one tiny pre-school-size girl’s white shoe; and one slip-slop.
1987 G. Stuart in New Coin Poetry June 23My feet in slip-slops were smelling from the sweat and the car was filled with screaming kids.
1989 J. Hobbs Thoughts in Makeshift Mortuary 224I’d go bananas if I had to share my house with a pair of slip-slops.
1990 Personality 27 Aug. 12Whenwe women..wear cotton print dresses and slip-slops and will never be seen having a chiboolie at the bar with the men.
1991 M. Kantey All Tickets 43Some students get off..and I start thinking how their different clothes start to lose their idiosyncracy and take on a kind of uniform: cotton print, Afrika and leather for new agers; T-shirts, shorts and slip-slops for would-be technocrats; fashion and gold for the marriageable.
A slip-on beach sandal consisting of a thick rubber sole with a V-shaped thong, attached to it on either side of the instep and between the first and second toes; plakkie2; slop. Also attributive.
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