slip




slip - noun

  • 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)

  • slip - verb

    • move stealthily
    • insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly
    • move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    • get worse
    • move smoothly and easily
    • to make a mistake or be incorrect
    • pass on stealthily
    • move easily
    • cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion
    • pass out of one's memory
    • move out of position

    slip - thesaurus

    berth   case   chemise   cutting   dislocate   eluding   elusion   err   gaffe   gaucherie   luxate   miscue   mistake   moorage   mooring   parapraxis   pillowcase   shift   shimmy   sideslip   skid   slew   slick   slickness   slide   slipperiness   slue   sneak   solecism   splay   steal   strip   teddy   trip  

    Scrabble score for slip

    s is 1 l is 1 i is 1 p is 3
    Scrabble score = 6

    generated at 17:22:56 on 25-10-22

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