Definition of Ally Sloper in English:

Ally Sloper


  • Used attributive to designate a person or thing resembling, characteristic of, or relating to Ally Sloper, especially in appearance or behaviour. Also (occasionally): a person resembling Ally Sloper.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From Ally Sloper, the name of a character in a series of humorous publications, having a prominent nose and receding forehead and noted for his dishonest or bungling practices.


Ally Sloper

/ˌali ˈsləʊpə/