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.
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.
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.
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.
Now, at nearly 96, he's decided to retire from public duties and put his feet up occasionally - though they're more likely to be in riding boots than carpet slippers.
But for those unfortunates who had been thrust prematurely into old men's criss-cross quiz carpet slippers a fate worse than the unflushed lav torture awaited.
Hopefully we'll be in cigars and carpet slippers by Easter.