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KK Pronunciation

〔 slIp 〕


〔 slip 〕

Overview of noun slip

The noun slip has 15 senses

  • faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie -- (a socially awkward or tactless act)

  • slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis -- (a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.)

  • slip -- (potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics)

  • cutting, slip -- (a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting)

  • slip -- (a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad")

  • mooring, moorage, berth, slip -- (a place where a craft can be made fast)

  • slip, trip -- (an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills")

  • slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip -- (a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller")

  • strip, slip -- (artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material)

  • slip, slip of paper -- (a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip")

  • chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy -- (a woman's sleeveless undergarment)

  • case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip -- (bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase")

  • skid, slip, sideslip -- (an unexpected slide)

  • slip, sideslip -- (a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air)

  • slip, elusion, eluding -- (the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning))

Overview of verb slip

The verb slip has 11 senses

  • steal, slip -- (move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness")

  • slip -- (insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand")

  • skid, slip, slue, slew, slide -- (move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk")

  • slip, drop off, drop away, fall away -- (get worse; "My grades are slipping")

  • slip -- (move smoothly and easily; "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble")

  • err, mistake, slip -- (to make a mistake or be incorrect)

  • slip, sneak -- (pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking")

  • slip -- (move easily; "slip into something comfortable")

  • slip -- (cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion; "he slipped the bolt into place")

  • slip, slip one's mind -- (pass out of one's memory)

  • dislocate, luxate, splay, slip -- (move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically")