English dictionary definition of:

slip


Noun

  • 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
  • a woman's sleeveless undergarment
  • a small sheet of paper
  • artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
  • a slippery smoothness
  • an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
  • a place where a craft can be made fast
  • a young and slender person
  • 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

Verb

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

Thesaurus

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Scrabble score for slip


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 22:43:16 on 20-10-19

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