Definition of slush pile in English:

slush pile

Syllabification: slush pile

noun

informal
  • A stack of unsolicited manuscripts that have been sent to a publishing company for consideration.
    More example sentences
    • I particularly recommend her piece on the slush pile.
    • The book is then part of the editor's slush pile.
    • Their writing seems like random samplings from the slush pile at a third-rate college newspaper.

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