Definition of Ally Sloper in English:

Ally Sloper

noun

historical
  • 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.

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

Ally Sloper

/ˌali ˈsləʊpə/