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A fitted removable cover of cloth or other material for a piece of upholstered furniture.
tr.v. slip·cov·ered, slip·cov·er·ing, slip·cov·ers
To provide with slipcovers or a slipcover.


1. (Furniture) US and Canadian a fitted but easily removable cloth cover for a chair, sofa, etc. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): loose cover
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) US and Canadian a book jacket; dust cover


(ˈslɪpˌkʌv ər)

1. a cover, as for an upholstered chair or sofa, made so as to be easily removable.
2. a book jacket.
3. to cover with a slipcover.
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Noun1.slipcover - a removable fitted cloth covering for upholstered furnitureslipcover - a removable fitted cloth covering for upholstered furniture
cloth covering - a covering made of cloth


[ˈslɪpˌkʌvəʳ] n (Am) → fodera
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Our overstuffed, slipcovered recliner [from $1,395].
If the telephones, tea/kettle, even the raspong green/sofa's slipcovered twill could be/quieted.
Yet, I confess, thirty years ago when I made my living as a bookseller I sold copies of Bataille to consenting adults and precocious adolescents, and, starting with a pink slipcovered copy of Histoire de I'oeil, read some myself and more there-after while having my own experiences of "baseness" and "materiality" along the way.
Sure Fit will launch its largest in-store slipcover boutique -- a 52-square-foot space that will include major signage, slipcovered mini-chairs and floor-to-ceiling slipcovers.
Slipcovered chairs hold imprints of guests Beneath a wall of photograph skins.
The Mitchell Gold Company is credited with pioneering washable slipcovered furniture and the popularity of the European leather club furniture of the 20s and 30s.
CHRISTMAS CHIC: Rachel Ashwell's ``Shabby Chic'' decor - based on slipcovered sofas with comfy goosedown cushions - started as a decorating trend, but it's become a national lifestyle.
Ellis readily admitted that the slipcover trend has faded somewhat since its heyday in the early '90s, but she said that there would always be a market for slipcovered furniture.