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Meanings of Slipknot:

noun

A knot that can be undone by a pull.

Slipknots

ˈslɪp.nɒt

Meanings of Slipknots:

noun

A knot that can be undone by a pull.

Slipovers

ˈslɪpəʊvə

Meanings of Slipovers:

noun

A pullover, typically one without sleeves.

Usage examples:

When it was cold, knee length, turned over socks and woollen jerseys were worn, whilst in the summe…
adjective

Denoting a garment designed to be put on over the head.

Usage examples:

A slip-over sweater

Slippage

ˈslɪp.ɪdʒ

Meanings of Slippage:

noun

The action or process of slipping or subsiding.

Usage examples:

£16 million has been spent on cracks and slippage

Slippages

ˈslɪp.ɪdʒ

Meanings of Slippages:

noun

The action or process of slipping or subsiding.

Usage examples:

£16 million has been spent on cracks and slippage

Slipped

slɪp

Meanings of Slipped:

adjective

(of a flower or leaf) depicted with a stalk.

Usage examples:

It's possible that there is a visual difference between the iris and the orchid based on the fact t…
verb

Lose one's footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

I slipped over on the ice

Past simple and past participle of slip

Slipper

ˈslɪpə

Meanings of Slipper:

noun

A comfortable slip-on shoe that is worn indoors.

Usage examples:

Another must for lounging, especially if you live in a cooler climate, is a comfortable pair of sli…
verb

Beat (someone) with a slipper.

Usage examples:

He didn't slipper me hard

Slippered

ˈslɪpə

Meanings of Slippered:

verb

Beat (someone) with a slipper.

Usage examples:

He didn't slipper me hard

Slipperier

ˈslɪp(ə)ri

Meanings of Slipperier:

adjective

(of a surface or object) difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is smooth, wet, or slimy.

Usage examples:

Slippery ice

Slipperiest

ˈslɪp(ə)ri

Meanings of Slipperiest:

adjective

(of a surface or object) difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is smooth, wet, or slimy.

Usage examples:

Slippery ice

Slipperiness

ˈslɪp(ə)rɪnɪs

Meanings of Slipperiness:

noun

The quality or state of being slippery.

Usage examples:

A play about the slipperiness of language

Slippers

ˈslɪp.ər

Meanings of Slippers:

noun

A comfortable slip-on shoe that is worn indoors.

Usage examples:

Another must for lounging, especially if you live in a cooler climate, is a comfortable pair of sli…
verb

Beat (someone) with a slipper.

Usage examples:

He didn't slipper me hard

Slippery

ˈslɪp.ər.i

Meanings of Slippery:

adjective

(of a surface or object) difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is smooth, wet, or slimy.

Usage examples:

Slippery ice

Slippery slope

ˌslɪp.ər.i ˈsləʊp

Meanings of Slippery slope:

phrase

A course of action likely to lead to something bad or disastrous.

Usage examples:

He is on the slippery slope towards a life of crime
noun

A bad situation or habit that, after it has started, is likely to get very much worse

Usage examples:

You're on a slippery slope once you start lying about your age!

Meanings of Slippier:

adjective

Slippery.

Usage examples:

The towpath was slippy with mud

Meanings of Slippiest:

adjective

Slippery.

Usage examples:

The towpath was slippy with mud

Meanings of Slipping:

noun

The action or fact of sliding unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

We see lots of orthopaedic injuries due to slipping on ice
adjective

Failing to grip or make proper contact with a surface.

Usage examples:

Four independent brakes can be applied to slipping wheels to regain traction
verb

Lose one's footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

I slipped over on the ice

Present participle of slip

Slippy

ˈslɪp.i

Meanings of Slippy:

adjective

Slippery.

Usage examples:

The towpath was slippy with mud

Slips

slɪp

Meanings of Slips:

verb

Lose one's footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

I slipped over on the ice
noun

An act of sliding unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

A single slip could send them plummeting down the mountainside

Meanings of Slipsheet:

noun

A sheet of paper placed between newly printed sheets to prevent set-off or smudging.

Slipshod

ˈslɪp.ʃɒd

Meanings of Slipshod:

adjective

Characterized by a lack of care, thought, or organization.

Usage examples:

He'd caused many problems with his slipshod management

Meanings of Slipstone:

noun

A shaped oilstone used to sharpen gouges.

Usage examples:

Sometimes the name ‘slipstone’ is also used to describe a whetstone.

Slipstream

ˈslɪp.striːm

Meanings of Slipstream:

noun

A current of air or water driven back by a revolving propeller or jet engine.

Usage examples:

This aircraft company was awarded a us army contract to study vectored slipstreams and produce an a…
verb

(especially in motor racing) follow closely behind another vehicle, travelling in its slipstream and awaiting an opportunity to overtake.

Usage examples:

He then slipstreamed and overtook me again

Meanings of Slipup:

noun

A minor or careless mistake.

Usage examples:

We can't afford another slip-up

Meanings of Slipups:

noun

A minor or careless mistake.

Usage examples:

We can't afford another slip-up

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