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Meanings of Slip-of-the-tongue:

idiom

A mistake made when what someone says is different from what was meant

Usage examples:

That one slip of the tongue caused me a lot of trouble.

Meanings of Slip-on:

phrasal verb

To put clothing on quickly and easily

Usage examples:

After breakfast, we slipped on our coats.

Meanings of Slip-out-of:

phrasal verb

To remove clothing quickly and easily

Usage examples:

Rose slipped out of her work clothes.

Meanings of Slip-through-the-net:

idiom

To escape a punishment or be missed by a system that should deal with or protect you

Usage examples:

Once again terrorists have slipped through the police net., there are laws to protect the mentally …

Meanings of Slipcase:

noun

A close-fitting case open at one side or end for an object such as a book, cd, or dvd.

Usage examples:

The book should be in as close to its original published state as possible with its dust wrap, its …

Meanings of Slipcases:

noun

A close-fitting case open at one side or end for an object such as a book, cd, or dvd.

Usage examples:

The book should be in as close to its original published state as possible with its dust wrap, its …

Slipcover

ˈslɪpˌkʌvə

Meanings of Slipcover:

noun

A removable fitted cloth cover for a chair or sofa; a loose cover.

Usage examples:

Replacing old carpet, adding wall hangings or purchasing a slip cover for an old sofa are cost-effe…

Slipcovers

ˈslɪpˌkʌv.ər

Meanings of Slipcovers:

noun

A removable fitted cloth cover for a chair or sofa; a loose cover.

Usage examples:

Replacing old carpet, adding wall hangings or purchasing a slip cover for an old sofa are cost-effe…

Meanings of Sliped:

noun

A notice from an employer informing employees that they no longer have jobs

Usage examples:

Management started issuing pink slips yesterday.
verb

To give an employee a pink slip

Usage examples:

The sales department has been told to pink-slip 20% of its staff., a year after he got his pink sli…

Meanings of Slipform:

noun

A mould in which a concrete structure of uniform cross section is cast by filling the mould with liquid concrete and then continuously moving and refilling it at a sufficiently slow rate for the emerging part to have partially set.

Meanings of Slipforms:

noun

A mould in which a concrete structure of uniform cross section is cast by filling the mould with liquid concrete and then continuously moving and refilling it at a sufficiently slow rate for the emerging part to have partially set.

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!

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