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Slip Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
  • a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
  • a socially awkward or tactless act
  • a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
  • an unexpected slide
  • bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
  • a woman''s sleeveless undergarment
  • a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"
  • artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
  • a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
  • an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
  • a place where a craft can be made fast
  • a young and slender person; "he''s a mere slip of a lad"
  • a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  • potter''s clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
  • insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter''s hand"
  • get worse; "My grades are slipping"
  • move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
  • pass out of one''s memory
  • to make a mistake or be incorrect
  • move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
  • move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
  • move smoothly and easily
  • pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a socially awkward or tactless act ,
  • a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. ,
  • potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics ,
  • a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting ,
  • a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad" ,
  • a place where a craft can be made fast ,
  • an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills" ,
  • a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller" ,
  • artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material , 10. a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip" , 1
  • a woman's sleeveless undergarment , 1
  • bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase" , 1
  • an unexpected slide , 1
  • a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air , 1
  • the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Slip'


  • Slip: Slip or SLIP may refer to: Slip (ceramics), an aqueous suspension of minerals Slip (telecommunication), a positional displacement in a sequence of transmitted
  • Slip knot: Slipknot (disambiguation). The slip knot is a stopper knot which is easily undone by pulling the tail (working end). The slip knot is related to the running
  • The Slip: The Slip can refer to: A colloquial term meaning "to leave hastily", usually without notice; e.g. "Daniel gave us the slip!" The Slip (album), a 2008
  • Slip 'N Slide: This article is about the toy. For the record label, see Slip-n-Slide Records. The Slip’N Slide is a toy manufactured by Wham-O, first introduced
  • Slip Watkins: Slip Watkins (born September 29, 1967) is an American former sprinter. "Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 22 May 2012. 
  • Slip (aerodynamics): This article is about aviation. For car handling, see slip angle. A slip is an aerodynamic state where an aircraft is moving somewhat sideways as
  • Slip sheet: Not to be confused with slip sheets used in printing to divide between copies or avert set-off. Slip sheets are thin pallet-sized sheets made of
  • Slip dress: A slip dress is a woman's dress that closely resembles an underslip or petticoat. It is traditionally cut on the bias, with spaghetti straps. Slip dresses

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'Slip' example sentence in quotations


* Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain

* You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by. - James Barrie

* Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war. - William Shakespeare


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