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
a place where a craft can be made fast
an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
a slippery smoothness
artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
a small sheet of paper
a woman's sleeveless undergarment
bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
an unexpected slide
a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
- The boy slipped out of the room and headed for the swimming pool secretly.
- It's slipped my mind.
- He slipped into the house without being seen.
- He looked round and then slipped into the house.
- The soap slipped out of my hand.
- He slipped on the slimy steps.
- The thief slipped away down a side street.
- It slipped my mind.