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

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See slip used in context: 38 poetry verses, 8 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 6 definitions

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