carpet slipper


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carpet slipper

n
(Clothing & Fashion) one of a pair of slippers, originally one made with woollen uppers resembling carpeting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpet slipper - low footwear that can be slipped on and off easilycarpet slipper - low footwear that can be slipped on and off easily; usually worn indoors
bootee, bootie - a slipper that is soft and wool (for babies)
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
scuff, mule - a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
References in classic literature ?
The doctor was amazingly shabby, in a torn and darned rough-weather sea-jacket, out at elbows and eminently short of buttons (he had been in his time the experienced surgeon carried by a passenger ship), the dirtiest white trousers conceivable by mortal man, carpet slippers, and no visible linen.
He was fighting this fight in a pair of carpet slippers.
It bit straight though his brand new boot as if it were a carpet slipper.
Nick wrote on his blog: "It bit straight though his brand new boot as if it were a carpet slipper.
But the very fact I'd been on Radio Two rather than Radio One was confirmation I'm nearing carpet slipper time.
COLONIAL has consistently proved itself to be an old man's tournament with all the winners in the 1990s being upwards of 35 and most of those in contention being players so familiar with the course that it feels like a much-loved carpet slipper.
One could hardly blame him for the latter, since when a man starts thinking about retiring, let alone talking about it, he already has one carpet slipper on.
It's carpet slipper quiet when autoroute cruising, thanks to the tall sixth gear in the easy-shifting manual box.
The problem may well be that Sulzmann's such a nice guy that he lacks the ability to foster the tension and dynamics that a big band needs, most of his tunes springing from comfortable family experience, reflecting on a wholesome carpet slipper existence.
A fat lot of good he will do you in carpet slippers.
The content is dull and unfunny, with too much politics, a bit like The Spectator in carpet slippers.