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1.
where nike and gap, and old navy, and banana republic, and j crew, and etc... products are produced while paying workers ~$0.12/hour
fuck sweatshops
by chimaera January 22, 2003
 
2.
A disgusting factory where workers are paid next to nothing so that we, the consumers, can have nice clothes that cost $100 dollars a peice. Sweatshops owners are evil people.
Some sweatshops are: Nike, ambercrombie, anne taylor, gap, NBA, Banana republic, pretty much any store you can name
by ELZAR January 05, 2006
 
3.
A factory in which small foreign children are forced to work tirelessly for little to no pay in order to save money for fat American buisnessmen.
Man: Nike products are made in sweat shops!
Woman: I can't believe its not butter!
by Giltia January 07, 2006
 
4.
A makeshift factory where men, women, and children slave for twelve hours or more a day for almost no money in crowded, dirty, dangerous conditions under the iron fist of unscrupulous managers just so that rich children get the toys that they want for their birthdays and for Christmas and so that their parents and older siblings get nice clothes and cool gadgets.
Nike, Banana Republic, the Gap, among others, use sweatshops. Sweatshops are everywhere, from Thailand and Honduras to New York and Los Angeles, often virtually enslaving workers.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire on March 25, 1911, in New York killed 146 clothing makers, most of them young immigrant women, some of them as young as thirteen. 62 of them jumped nine floors to the street below in their effort to escape the fire. And the patterns are being repeated today around the world.
by Lorelili March 01, 2010
 
5.
A factory in a 2nd or 3rd world country where employment opportunities are given to those will very few alternatives.
Rosa: hey julia, back to the grind of selling your body today?

Julia: No, thank God! i got a job making shoes at a sweatshop!

Rosa: Lucky!
by nolkoa87 November 24, 2010
 
6.
when all of the workers at eddie's sweet shop get bored and start one big orgy
one big orgy occured in the sweat shop with brian and buckwheat.
by frankie cakes October 15, 2006